More Stories About the Global Commute

January 31, 2007

Immigration is already a hot issue and will certainly play a major role in the 2008 presidential elections. President Bush’s … Continued

Update on Connecting the Poor

January 30, 2007

Last December I wrote a post about effort to get computers in the hands of students currenly living in poverty … Continued

A New Approach to Innovation

January 29, 2007

Creative thinking generally occurs when a person with creative thinking skills combines it with expertise and motivation to tackle a … Continued

High Growth Rate Drivers

January 26, 2007

China just reported another year of over 10 percent growth in its GDP. Nobel laureate, Michael Spence, writing in the … Continued

Investors Like SARBOX

January 25, 2007

According to a BusinessWeek article by David Henry, Sarbanes-Oxley regulations have been a big hit with investors [“Not Everyone Hates … Continued

Wikileaks and Secrecy

January 24, 2007

Washington Post staff writer Elizabeth Williamson asks us to consider the following scenario: "You’re a government worker in China, and … Continued

Enmity or Engagement in Africa?

January 23, 2007

Last fall Lionel Barber and Andrew England wrote an article in the Financial Times about China’s advances in Africa ["China’s … Continued

Homeland Security 2.0

January 22, 2007

If everything went as planned last evening for my colleague Tom Barnett, he was seated close to field at one … Continued

Adaptable Circuitry

January 19, 2007

According to a New York Times article, Hewlett-Packard is about to announce a breakthrough in adaptable circuitry that will allow … Continued

Data Collection Challenges

January 18, 2007

The 2004 Intelligence Reform Act authorized a Cross-Border Electronic Funds Transfer Program as part of America’s war on terrorism. A … Continued

Globalization’s Ebb and Flow

January 17, 2007

Most analysts believe that globalization will continue to sweep across the globe like Noah’s flood. Countries that survive and prosper … Continued

Reconstruction in Iraq

January 16, 2007

In my post about the President’s new Iraq strategy speech [The New Iraq Strategy], I focused on his recommendations for … Continued

Our Internet Responsibility

January 15, 2007

Last week I wrote about the growing threat of botnets and the future of the Internet [Zombie Computer Threat Increasing].  … Continued

Consolidating Industries & Critical Infrastructure Platforms

January 12, 2007

In June 2006, I wrote and was interviewed in an article for U.S. News & World Report about a letter … Continued

The New Iraq Strategy

January 11, 2007

"Tonight in Iraq, the Armed Forces of the United States are engaged in a struggle that will determine the direction … Continued

Sat TV in a Box

January 10, 2007

This is an interesting time of year — with new electronic gadgets being introduced in Las Vegas and new concept … Continued

Zombie Computer Threat Increasing

January 9, 2007

Last November I wrote about an attack on Typepad [Bots and Network Security] and the growing threat of botnets. According … Continued

Rebuilding Somalia & Global Resilience

January 8, 2007

Somalia has once again found itself in the news because of strife and unrest. The current crisis was generated by … Continued

R&D in China

January 5, 2007

Occasionally we need to be reminded about the importance of an educated populace for making and keeping a nation resilient. … Continued

Attacks on SOX Continue

January 4, 2007

Over the past few months I have written several posts about Corporate America’s unhappiness with the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley … Continued

Web 2.0 in the New Year

January 3, 2007

Sean Meade, Tom Barnett’s Webmaster, pointed me to an interesting Web site after reading yesterday’s post about emerging search engines. … Continued

Wikiasari, Web 2.0, and Other Search Engines

January 2, 2007

Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, has announced that he is developing a new search engine which places him head-to-head with … Continued