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  • Eye spy with my little . . . Facebook

    The Guardian reports that M16 is to use Facebook to recruit the next generation of spies. So no longer a tap on the shoulder while your at a leading University, you’ll be poked instead.
    While in an Economist article Facebook for suits estimates that the majority of the secretive LinkedIn’s $100m revenues come from headhunters and companies paying [...]

  • 7 tips for conducting better due diligence

    GIGAOM has a post on 7 tips for conducting better due diligence one of the tips caught my eye:
    MYTH #4: Due diligence is mainly about talking to people who’ve known and worked with the subject.

    TRUTH: People are often the best and only sources of non-public information about a person. They can also be some of the least reliable [...]

  • The Imagined Village

    I caught a performance of the Imagined Village from the Cambridge Folk Festival on BBC Three, they’re a collection of eclectic musicians passionate about the roots of English folk music. Martin Carthy had an interesting perspective on their team dynamics “wild cards not loose cannons” and “no ego’s insight”. If you watch their performances you get [...]

  • An audience with Kevin Roberts

    All round superhero of the advertising world Kevin Roberts CEO Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide is in Manchester tonight for an audience at the Lowry. I’m fascinated by his life story from Lancaster Grammar (great at rugby); to Mary Quant, Gillette, P&G, Pepsi-Cola, Saatchi & Saatchi and his involvement in New Zealand rugby. If you’re interested in [...]

  • I’ll take the high road

    The Psycuity team is heading up to Scotland for the Young Company Finance conference in Stirling on the 18th September. We’re looking forward to catching up with some familiar faces and making some new friends.

  • Has the shine come of Chrome?

    After the hoopla last week of Google launching Chrome their take on a browser – the inevitable backlash has reached the blogs. I for one won’t be downloading a beta version, but am interested in keeping a watching brief.
    What caught my eye more was the Scott McCloud’s  tech overview manual for Chrome which is a joy [...]

  • I am who I am . . .

    If you’ve been on the tube or read the Sunday papers or listened to local radio you’ve probably come across the Orange ‘I am who I am because of everyone‘ ads. It’s a great marketing campaign and one we’ve a personal connection with Rob Law of trunki fame. I’ve been lucky enough to work with [...]

September

This is the archive for September, 2008.

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