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OK, how about this one? (same publication)

Is this just a little bit let

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Slight contradiction?

Louis Vuitton is a luxury brand. The word luxury comes from the latin luxus, meaning excess and the latin luxuria, meaning rank or offensive. You cannot work for a luxury brand and be an eco-activist.

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Peak Blog Post

After 15 years I think I may have reached peak posting. I’m running out of puff. If I regain some puff I’ll let you know, but in the meantime here’s another circled sentence from a random publication.

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Extinct brands

Spotted in Paris last week.

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The Trust Trend

Trust used to be what most companies were selling. It was built up, consistently, over many years and once acquired, was the ultimate form of IP and scalable asset. Nowadays most major companies have the opposite problem and so do … Continue reading

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There’s gold in them there hills – no I mean trees

I heard recently that there’s more gold in mobile phones than in the earth. I checked this out and it appears to be nonsense. However, I did discover this….

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No reason

This reminds me of John Cage citing the Zen koan: “If something is boring after 2 minutes, try if for 4. Then 16. Then 32. Eventually one discovers that it is not boring at all.

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Nostalgia for the present

You’re going to ask who said this aren’t you? I’ve lost the name. South American writer. Female. Contemporary. Anyway, she nails it. I think it’s a mixture of everything happening too fast (the future arriving all at once if you … Continue reading

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Feedback Fatigue (2)

Oh FFS….

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Feedback Fatigue

Is it just me or are people getting a little fed up with constantly being ask to rate everything or press stupid smiley buttons? It’s one thing to occasionally be asked whether your food was cooked correctly, but do we … Continue reading

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