It probably seemed a good idea at the time. Like a scene out of Yes Minister.
Sir Humprey: “Mr Prime Minister, they are just useless areas of land with trees on, full of spiders and nasty insects and it’s costing the tax payer 5p a year to maintain. We can sell them to private companies, make a killing (keep the 5p) and no on will care.”
Read more on Why the Government can’t see the wood for the trees….
On Feb 20th it’s the 100th anniversary of the launch of Futurism (founded by the Italian Filippo Tommaso Marinetti) a movement that looked to the future and embraced new ideas, technology and challenged the old ‘museum’ way of thinking. Look forward not back was the gist of it.
Read more on Futurism, QR codes, ethical knickers and iFood – it’s a changing world out there….
Is social need replacing greed? Given Mark Zuckerberg’s recent comments it seems it is. Mark has stunned City folk and ‘greedmunsters’ across the world with his reply to the question “how and when will Facebook make money?” He isn’t really interested in making money, he openly admits money isn’t high on his agenda, as long as he has enough to get by. What drives him is a personal ethos to connect people.
Read more on Is Facebook the new age model business?…