Homeless people have become Internet hotspots at SXSW through a partnership between the festival and Front Steps. They can make money through PayPal donations, and the idea behind it is that it’s more useful to attendees than selling newspapers. It’s edgy and certainly controversial. I like it*. Each hotspot’s success - like any other enterprise… Continue reading

Proposal: a new metric for company success

It’s more or less all about the money and reach, both long and short term, right? We don’t usually look at ethics of a company until they’re discovered to be twisted. And, we mostly know companies based on their leaders and brand. What about the individuals who compose the company? In my twisted sociological paradigm,… Continue reading Proposal: a new metric for company success