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60 Minutes

I don’t know if you watched the 60 minutes story last night on endless memory.  You can see the first part of the story here and there’s a link to the second part on the player.  In a nutshell, the story shows 5 folks – including a famous actress – who have complete recall of every moment of their lives since they were kids.  You pick a date, they tell you what happened.  A lot of people think it’s some kind of parlor trick but the research clearly demonstrates that it’s real.  I thought it was fascinating and I’d love to hear your thoughts.  Of course, as I was watching, I had a business thought which I’d like to share with you as well. Continue reading

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A Higher Standard

60 Minutes

We were watching 60 Minutes Sunday evening and they re-ran a report on the dumping of computers under the guise of recycling.  This piece first ran last November and I’m surprised it hasn’t had more repercussions.  As the piece went on, getting more disturbing by the minute, I had one of those little epiphanies I have from time to time and which I like to share with you.  I realized that this piece is why professional content matters. Continue reading

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Testing 1 2 3

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To the list of historic firsts today I would like to add another.  No, it’s not as important as the obvious history that will be made but I think it can be seen as an historic moment nonetheless.  You see today, Inauguration Day, is the first day of a new Presidency but it’s also the first great test of channel preferences. Continue reading

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