Category Archives: People

Telecommuting produces gains in productivity

A month or so ago on a Friday, the starter motor on my car decided to stop working. I ended up having to have a tow truck pick it up and take it to the garage where they had to … Continue reading

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Amazon is Coming to Australia and Retailers are Worried

They should be worried. As I discussed in my blog last week called The Blockbuster Effect, and countless previous blogs, you can’t expect, even at the bottom of the planet, to have the luxury of continuing doing business the same … Continue reading

Posted in Amazon, Apple Watch, Australia, Business, Customer Research, Customers, disruptive model, Gadgets, Gas prices, Loyalty, Maas, Marketing, Marketing apps, New retail ideas, People, Retail, retail apps, retail survival, retail systems, Shopping, SmartWatch | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

You may not want to watch this video, but it could save a life from driver distraction.

I’ve written a lot of blogs about driver distraction lately. It’s the season to be jolly, but it’s hectic, busy, stressful and very easy to lose concentration for a brief moment. I have lost close friends through driver distraction, most … Continue reading

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Synthia – A Simulation of Driverless Car Training

It’s an nice cartoon simulation, but I want to see the real video. In the simulation I noted: -Ambient light. Cool, that’s a real problem in only a few parts of the world, like New Zealand. As are long periods … Continue reading

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Cities are the New Nations

“Political geography is not determinant anymore, because cities are more important.” Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.citylab.com It is interesting that for the first time I can remember, I seem to be talking to more people looking to leave Auckland city … Continue reading

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This Haunting Animation Maps the Journeys of 15,790 Slave Ships in Two Minutes

Usually, when we say “American slavery” or the “American slave trade,” we mean the American colonies or, later, the United States. But as we discussed Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.slate.com This use of a map on the Slate platform is … Continue reading

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RedZone, Breakthrough App For Navigation And Real-time Crime Reporting, Launches On Apple App Store

MIAMI, March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — RedZone, Breakthrough App For Navigation And Real-time Crime Reporting, Launches On Apple App Store. New clas Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.prnewswire.com When I wrote my book on Buying a House – Using Real Estate … Continue reading

Posted in Crime, Crime Prevention, GPS Maps, lbs, location based apps, Location Based Consultant, location based marketing, Location Based Servces, Map apps, Map data, Maps, New Zealand Maps, People, Real Estate, track crime | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment