Fruit Of The Poisonous Tree
Technology

Fruit Of The Poisonous Tree

Having been in a bit of a temper over everybody’s darling electronics developing corporation I have made a startling discovery. Snow White For most of my life, I have been the happy, technology-ignoring, modernity-disowning user of older software, laptops, and  mobile phones. But deep down, I was forever envying the cool people playing around on … Continue reading

Going Viral
business / Marketing

Going Viral

Hi People! Having discovered some really masterful Advertising in  last week’s Post “Dumb Ways to Die”, I’m now concerned with the question of what exactly made these clips so powerful and successful.  The answer, surely, is Viral Marketing. But what exactly is Viral Marketing? As an answer, I’d like to present you yet another video. … Continue reading

What do a TV Show, a World’s Bestseller and a Newspaper all have in Common?
Marketing

What do a TV Show, a World’s Bestseller and a Newspaper all have in Common?

One simple answer is: a lot. All these forms of media are designed to convey different things to us: Information, Entertainment, Warnings, Culture,… Take one example. The Series “NCIS” (Naval Criminal Investigative Service) airs every Tuesday on US Television. It’s fictional, clearly meant for entertainment.  But it also gives a warning: what will happen to … Continue reading

Economy

A short Foray into the Afghan Economy

“Afghanistan’s economy is recovering from decades of conflict. The economy has improved significantly since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001 largely because of the infusion of international assistance, the recovery of the agricultural sector, and service sector growth.” – Afghanistan Economy Profile This seems quite a positive statement. But what is really happening … Continue reading