Archive for February, 2014

Income Inequality in Canada

February 22, 2014

          (Click image to embiggen) This chart is derived from Statcan tables on income. http://www.statcan.gc.ca/tables-tableaux/sum-som/l01/cst01/famil105a-eng.htm I have been working on a book on economics and inequality. If you are interested in finding out more, please contact me at jetpackmedia@me.com.

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Why are Snoopy & the Smurfs Ripping off little Kids?

February 11, 2014

The tech business is undermining itself with phony likes and manipulative sales practices that “game” customers. It could backfire.  I stumbled across two items on the web that pose an interesting problem for tech businesses, whether they are ad-supported, like Facebook or Google, or mobile games supported by in-app purchases. I think they show real […]

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