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PONE LOS PIES EN EL MERCADO DE HABLA HISPANA..

September 12, 2011

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¡Ding, dong! Amazon llama. El próximo jueves, la mayor tienda de Internet se instala en España. No es que hasta ahora los españoles no pudieran comprar ahí, porque Internet no tiene fronteras (sí obstáculos); pero se comprará mejor: en castellano, con un catálogo amplio de libros, música y cine españoles, y un servicio más rápido […]

A Media Welfare State?

September 9, 2011

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Adam D. Thierer A Media Welfare State? We need a WPA for the press, Robert McChesney and John Nichols insist. 28 June 2010 *The Death and Life of American Journalism: The Media Revolution that Will Begin the World Again*, by Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols (Nation Books, 352 pp., $26.95) Imagine a world of […]

Google impulsa una gran red Wi-Fi global y libre

September 8, 2011

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Open80211s es una implementación abierta del estándar IEEE 802.11s, todavía en fase de borrador, que establecerá nuevas normas para crear redes Wi-Fi Mesh (malladas). El proyecto consiste en la construcción de una red MESH global de conexión Wi-Fi. Se caracteriza por tener un hardware de bajo costo y el software de código abierto. El dinero […]

Al Qaeda After Atiyya

September 3, 2011

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Atiyya's death robs al Qaeda -- already staggering after the loss of bin Laden -- of its key strategist exactly when it needed him most.

What China Wants

September 3, 2011

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As a connoisseur of fine diplomacy, Henry Kissinger finds a lot of it to admire in China. His new book, cast as a history of Chinese foreign policy, traces the twists and turns of Chinese strategy since the establishment of the People’s Republic in 1949, quoting liberally from his numerous conversations with Chinese leaders. But […]

CIO vs. CFO: Making the Case for Tech Spending

September 3, 2011

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While CIOs may know their way around a database, CFOs are the masters of the spreadsheet and control the purse strings at many companies when it comes to IT investments. CFO influence over IT is growing as CFOs alone have authorized 26 percent of all IT investments, while CIOs have authorized only 5 percent of […]

How Hitler and FDR actually ended the Great Depression

August 21, 2011

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I’m a bit late to commenting on Christina Romer’s Sunday op-ed on monetary policy and the Great Depression, but it makes a point that bears repeating. The story most of us know about the Great Depression, the one in which Herbert Hoover screws up but then Franklin Delano Roosevelt comes in and hires people to […]