Q1 2015: Let's take a quick glance at Apple's remarkable market dominance:Apple generates about $1M dollars every 2 minutes. Let that sink in. (In the time it took you to read this sentence, Apple generated about $30,000.)Apple is sitting on enough cash to buy Twitter, LinkedIn, Yahoo, AOL ...
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Influencers: to pay or not to pay?

Okay... let's get back to business for a minute. Today's topic: the ethics of paying influencers.Buzzword Bingo: is "influencer" even a credible term?Note: When I use the term influencer, assume that I mean "influencer" (with conspicuous quotation marks). I am not a fan of the term and would ...
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Next week, we get back to talking about business and whatnot. I promise. But since it's Friday the weekend and all, and the weather probably sucks if you happen to be in the northern hemisphere, and my watch says it's pretty much book o'clock already, I thought I would treat fans of The Nemesis ...
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I know it will be a few more months before you can get your hands on Vol.2 of The Nemesis Engines, so here's a little concept art from the inevitable #TheNemesisEngines Instagram campaign to get you salivating a little bit before the big day (which is only a few short months away). ...
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On The Charlie Hebdo Massacre.

I'm at a loss for words, honestly. This is just psychotic and indefensible.Masked gunmen stormed the Paris offices of a weekly newspaper that caricatured the Prophet Muhammad, methodically killing 12 people Wednesday, including the editor, before escaping in a car. It was France's deadliest postwar ...
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The Last Year

What if 2015 were your last year, your last chance at leaving your mark or doing something great or crossing out every item on your bucket list?What if you went another year without writing that book you have been thinking about for years?What if you went another year without taking that trip to Par ...
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