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
Probably, but let’s let the courts decide this one. That’s what Elena Zakharova is doing because her dog Umka has been costly and unhappy because of preexisting(?) medical issues that manifest in pain. She’s probably going to try the sad puppy dog face in court, which would be a tactic well played if timed correctly… Continue reading Do puppies have souls?
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