Category Archives: Navel Gazing

The Limits of Anonymity

On the back of yesterday’s post about Anonymous Blogging, Ryan Markel has posted about the Limits of Anonymity on WordPress.com. He mentions the WordPress.com privacy policy: We keep the following private data about WordPress.com sites and users: The email address … Continue reading

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Anonymity in Blogging

A friend just sent me a link to his blog. He’s been writing wildly candid stories for more than a year – all under the thin veil of anonymity. It’s clear from his writing that anonymity affords him a great freedom – … Continue reading

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Starting a Business is a Misnomer

When I was 22, fresh out of university, I set out to start a business. I spent a lot of time creating a company brand, thinking about the management structure, writing the marketing plan. The type of stuff you do … Continue reading

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Markets, Hierarchies & Distributed Networks

For thousands of years, markets and hierarchies were the only alternatives when it came to aggregating human effort. Now there’s a third option: real-time, distributed networks. – Gary Hamel I love this comment. The only exception I take to it is … Continue reading

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Equal Price vs Fair Price

While in a small roadside stall yesterday, I agreed to buy two bananas for 20,000 đồng. I collected my bananas, paid for them and went on my way. As I did, the shopkeeper called me back and gave me a … Continue reading

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