“It’s Their Money!”

Posted on March 22, 2012

I have a friend, Harold Levine, a dynamo of a man who at 90 has more energy than his many friends at 50.  He lives on a diet of ideas and visions.  Years ago, Harold formed an advertising firm in New York with the venerable newscaster Chet Huntley.   The firm was sold in 1985 and [...]


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Open Letter to Messrs. Cook, Page and Ballmer

Posted on March 8, 2012

Gentlemen: I am writing to you, the Crown Princes of the digital universe, the royal majesties of the magical kingdoms founded or co-founded by Steve Jobs, Sergey Brin, and Bill Gates. I realize that you did not create email any more than Al Gore invented the internet. But as the CEOs of Apple, Google and Microsoft, you [...]


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Book of Names

Posted on March 7, 2012

Recently I sat helpless in the back of a cab.  I was in Houston and couldn’t remember the address of my destination. Was it the corner of McKinney and Travis?  Or Louisiana and Texas? I felt in the front pocket of my jeans and pulled out my Blackberry.  Dead.  I reached into my jacket pocket [...]


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