Monthly Archives: August 2011

Information Hyperinflation

The Economist recently published this chart. Source: Economist, 2011 That reminded me strongly about a chart depicting the hyperinflation in the Weimar Republic in the 20ties of the last century. Shortly before converting the currency it was in the million … Continue reading

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Message to Greece: fix your mess

Sitting in the plane at ZRH airport delayed by an hour because of Greek air traffic controllers. Guys seriously, we love you, support you, do economic development for you – ie. come for holidays to you. We don’t expect the … Continue reading

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Off to San Francisco – Memonic that is

We reached the top 4 of the AppQuest 2011 contest! This means that Memonic – together with our partner PARX – will fly to the Dreamforce Conference in San Francisco! There we will be able to present our Memonic Clipper for Salesforce in front of … Continue reading

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Collusion in the Swiss Publishing Industry

Had lunch with one guy from one reputable Zurich newspaper publishing company and met a guy from another reputable Zurich newspaper publishing company. Both have intimate knowledge about their respective digital strategies. And both were complaining loudly that their companies … Continue reading

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Worth reading: Stop Coddling the Super-Rich

The world’s most successful investor, Warren Buffet, calls for an end to the low-tax regime for the super-rich on the ground that it undoes society: “While the poor and middle class fight for us in Afghanistan, and while most Americans … Continue reading

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Google buys the mobile phone business of Motorola

Google today announced that it buys the mobile phone side of Motorola, called Motorola Mobility for a whooping $12.5 billion. Larry Page, Google CEO, is quoted saying: “Motorola Mobility’s total commitment to Android has created a natural fit for our … Continue reading

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Moore’s law in reverse

Today a technology startup is almost by definition lean. This is a direct consequence of Moore’s law – doubling of the computing power every 24 months. Just before the turn of the millennium, we – the Memonic founding team – … Continue reading

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Mr Blocher’s U-Turns

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Only praying may help (may be not)

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Send Memonic to San Francisco today!

Well, girls & guys – we made it! Thanks to your votes, we ended up in the final 8 apps being considered for AppQuest 2011. Merci! Now you can send us to San Francisco! Vote for us again, for Memonic to … Continue reading

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