Category Archives: Business


  1. a. Originally (in form Mentor): a person who acts as guide and adviser to another person, esp. one who is younger and less experienced. Later, more generally: a person who offers support and guidance to another; an experienced … Continue reading

Spies like us

Will Davies, on his blog Potlatch, talks about the ‘performative contradictions’ of ‘sole author’ books about mass creativity, crowds and collaboration – noting that their form and claims are in direct tension with each other. This is a simple but … Continue reading

Every Little Helps

I’m increasingly struck by how helpful contemporary consumers are willing to be for the companies that queue up to take money out of their pockets or otherwise capture them as part of their target market. To some extent this is … Continue reading

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