Category Archives: Zombieworld

All the things that make you feel less human, more consumer. Anything from fracking to interactive storefronts.

Principles

I recently had to write a review of Ray Dalio’s Principles (the first book) and that of course got me thinking about my own principles as it would anyone who’s come across the book. Now, I’m nowhere near Ray Dalio in terms of success or clout and I don’t consider myself a particularly valuable member of the species but I nevertheless decided to lay out my principles in the hope of, well, defining them. Here’s what I came up with: Continue reading Principles

Advertisements

Stuff it, Brand

by Irina Slav

Note: May contain strong language

I can’t abide arrogance in any form, which is why as soon as I read this I felt compelled to say a couple of things on the subject, or rather subjects. Continue reading Stuff it, Brand

A word on discrimination

by Irina Slav

I came across this the other day and after the initial spark of irritation at yet another baseless whine about discrimination, I skimmed the text until I got to the “conclusive case” against Chomsky. That did it, I burst out laughing. Continue reading A word on discrimination

Interactive can anyone?

by Irina Slav

I hear interactive storefronts are the coming thing — they can help you stock up a cart and then just go in and get what you’ve bought, or, better still, have it delivered without even bothering to enter an actual store. Continue reading Interactive can anyone?

Celebrity dies, world stares at his dead face

by Irina Slav

Say a prayer for journalism, if you’re religious. Or maybe not, because what’s trending right now for Paul Walker is beyond anything a normal human being would consider allowable. Continue reading Celebrity dies, world stares at his dead face