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Is Pete Townshend right to call Apple a vampire?

Pete Townshend from The Who said today that Apple is bleeding artists like a digital vampire. He also said that digital file-sharing is ‘destroying copyright as we know it’. Pete thinks that Apple should be doing more to support the … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with meetings, and how to fix them

Al Pittampalli has just published a book, Read This Before Our Next Meeting, about how to make meetings better. What’s wrong with meetings In this post he compares meetings to a tragedy of the commons. The idea is that time … Continue reading

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Why parking tickets are good for you

A town in west Wales has currently has no-one enforcing its parking rules. Aberystwyth used to have police run traffic patrols but these ended at the end of March. The local council is to take over responsibility for enforcing parking … Continue reading

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