Category Archives: Trust

Tainted Love

It’s clearly Pollyannaish to believe that standard business practices can or will change so radically for most companies, at least in the short-term. However, there does seem to be evidence that the innovation of bringing clarity, transparency and good faith to dealings with customers is a sound business strategy and not just the latest marketing gimmick. Continue reading

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Everyone's a Critic

There has been a lot of recent media attention, and general outrage around Facebook’s social plugins which essentially extend Facebook’s “Like” functionality to any website that installs the plugin, allowing Facebook users to share their likes and dislikes of products, … Continue reading

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Who's Who? What's What? What's Real In An Internet world?

The New Yorker published a cartoon in 1993 which shows a dog sitting at a computer terminal saying to another dog, “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.” A few years ago, I went to a talk given by one of the computer graphics experts who worked on Jurassic Park. He was describing how they created many of the dinosaurs in the movie completely by computer. He went on to day that within a decade, they will be able to create human beings on film completely by computer without any need for actors. The power of Photoshop to recreate photographic reality is seen as magazines are caught digitally manipulating photos to meet their needs. Continue reading

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