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Husband, father, internet entrepreneur, founder, CEO, Squirro, Memonic, local.ch, Namics, rail aficionado, author, tbd...

Einmal Staatsräson bitte

Ein Blick auf die Karte genügt: Die Schweiz ist mitten in Europa. Im Herzen quasi. Und trotzdem schafft es unser Bundesrat das Dossier Rahmenvertrag mit der EU seit über 7 Jahren zu verdaddeln. Jetzt auf der Zielgerade soll Guy Parmelin … Continue reading

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Warum das BAG und unser Bundesrat so hilflos agieren

In normalen Zeiten ist die Kernaufgabe des BAT Risikoverminderung: Kampagne um Kampagne wird dem Volk erklärt es soll nicht rauchen (teert die Lunge), du sollst nicht trinken (macht die Leber kaputt), du sollst keine Cola trinken (all der Zucker…). Sprich … Continue reading

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The Insights and the Future of Information

A Sony Walkman was – some thirty-five years ago – a revolutionary piece of technology. Small, lightweight, and beautiful, it was music on the go. We made mixed tapes, gifted them to buddies and to our first romantic interests. Many … Continue reading

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Indexing is not enough

We all use search. Every day. Most of us use one search engine only. Type a keyword or two, get a result list, look at the results – most of us never go beyond the first three results. If not … Continue reading

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The public debate that does not take place

We’ll get through the Pandemic – eventually. The vaccines are effective. It looks like we’ll get over here most vaccinated by end summer. This would be the time by our political leaders to start a debate about the future beyond … Continue reading

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Missing the beat – again

Our lovely government has been inept at handling the largest public health crisis for a century. This is not a statement with hindsight but an expression of frustration for more than a year. After having failed at setting up a … Continue reading

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Attitudes matter

Excerpt from an email conversation with a colleague of mine. It started with a comment on this video: Squirro App Studio. Teammate: This video is no longer current. Me: Can you explain to me what is not current here (except … Continue reading

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Finally!

On Friday our government announced finally a switch to a comprehensive testing strategy. Finally…. (we suggest this approach 10 months ago…)

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Understanding mRNA Vaccines

Brilliant feed on Twitter: https://twitter.com/WheatNOil/status/1339624815137722368

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Trump is an enabler II

In addition to an earlier post here more items, which Trump unintentionally enables: A realisation in the rest of the world that a world policeman isn’t a bad thing after all (To paraphrase former President Holland’s remarks at the SEF earlier … Continue reading

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