Category: Global Trends

Global Trends
Chris MacIntosh

The Virtues Of Discrimination

I deserve to be punished! Yesterday, I received some mail from subscribers in response to my article about the end of the empire: “More buggered than an alter boy at the Vatican”. This is a witch hunt against the clergy. Can’t you see that? You perpetuate the lies and I

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Global Trends
Chris MacIntosh

How Will The Empire End?

It was back in the early 1800’s that the Brits left the sodden, miserable shores of their murky island, grabbed their trumpets, tucked their trousers into the socks, and began conquering the world with the cunning use of flags. Like all good conquerors, they had a backup plan in the event

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Global Trends
Chris MacIntosh

How To Solve Liquidity Problems

Earlier this week I discussed Zimbabwe – the country that took and continues to take ineptitude to a whole new level. Specifically, we discussed how the liquidity of assets gets impacted when things go really pear shaped. I think it’s worth understanding this process. There are certain dynamics that are very

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Global Trends
Chris MacIntosh

Greece – What Comes to Mind?

I warn you… I’ll get hate mail for this. I am a bad person. Perhaps, I spent too much time in European cities because Athens and Greece in particular always failed to impress me. Ok, they have a lot of crumbly buildings. But so do every other country in the

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Global Trends
Chris MacIntosh

The Economics Of Warfare Have Changed

Economists measure economic variables. That’s a problem. They are but one piece of an incredibly complex puzzle: Behavioural psychology isn’t considered. Different realm… not their business. Warfare and the economics of it are measured poorly, if at all. Consider for a moment the impact of technology on every aspect of

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Cyber Security (Better Than Musk)

I still remember my brother coming home with a cell phone. It looked like a brick and weighed as much. But hell, was it cool. That was in the late 90’s. The world today is almost unrecognisable in comparison. Today, people are hyper connected all the time – streaming Kim Kardashian bending

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Mayhem At Your Fingertips

“Jeezuz! No, that’s scary!” My wife was looking at an app on my phone with a stream of automated alerts. Actually, it’s way more than an app. It’s the tip of the iceberg for a much broader safety and security iceberg. A multi-channel communication platform with push, SMS, voice calling, email, and real-time

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