Web scraping is legal, US appeals court reaffirms — TechCrunch

Good news for archivists, academics, researchers and journalists: Scraping publicly accessible data is legal, according to a U.S. appeals court ruling. The landmark ruling by the U.S. Ninth Circuit of Appeals is the latest in a long-running legal battle brought by LinkedIn aimed at stopping a rival company from web scraping personal information from users’… WebContinue reading “Web scraping is legal, US appeals court reaffirms — TechCrunch”

The Advantages of a “Date-Certain M&A Process” over an “Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors – ABC”  — Blog of Intellectual Capital

Apart from a formal bankruptcy (Chapter 7 or 11), there are two basic approaches to maximizing enterprise value for underperforming and/or under-capitalized technology, life science, medical device, digital marketing, information & cyber security and solar companies and their Intellectual property:  “Date-Certain M&A Process” and an Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors (ABC). Both of these processes have significant […]Continue reading “The Advantages of a “Date-Certain M&A Process” over an “Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors – ABC”  — Blog of Intellectual Capital”

The Five Keys to Progress (Part 4): Decentralization of Power

Originally posted on From Poverty to Progress:
This the fourth post in a series of posts about the Five Keys to Progress. If this is the first post that you have ever read on my blog, I would recommend starting with An Introduction to Progress: Mankind’s Greatest Accomplishment. Then I would recommend reading the first…

One thing has become very clear to us about the M&A process

“And one thing has become very clear to us about the M&A process – it’s outdated, inefficient, and unnecessarily combative, with too much time and energy spent negotiating deal terms and not enough on what matters most: building great products together and delivering more customer value.” https://www.atlassian.com/blog/technology/atlassian-term-sheet

UK Level 7 Systems thinking practitioner apprenticeship / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education — Systems Community of Inquiry

SYSTEMS THINKING PRACTITIONER Systems thinking practitioner / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education As providers start to train the first apprentices, a good time to refresh on this. The specification and requirements for the post-graduate-level apprenticeship (which doesn’t have a specific degree requirement) are above. The official providers page is: https://findapprenticeshiptraining.apprenticeships.education.gov.uk/courses/556 Providers I know of: […]Continue reading “UK Level 7 Systems thinking practitioner apprenticeship / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education — Systems Community of Inquiry”

Book Summary: “Blueprint – How DNA Makes Us Who We Are” by Robert Plomin — The Ratchet of Technology, a site by Michael Magoon

Title: Blueprint – How DNA Makes Us Who We AreAuthor: Robert PlominScope: 5 starsReadability: 4 starsMy personal rating: 5 starsSee more on my book rating system. If you enjoy this summary, please support the author by buying the book. Topic of Book Plomin argues that the latest genetic research shows that our DNA is by far […]Continue reading “Book Summary: “Blueprint – How DNA Makes Us Who We Are” by Robert Plomin — The Ratchet of Technology, a site by Michael Magoon”

What You Choose to Focus On Will Grow — The Victor Negro

A quote says “where attention goes, energy flows”. The power of thought is implied here. What you focus on the most receives not only the energy of thought and imagination, but the power of feeling, and opportunity to become. Our thoughts create certain feelings in us. The positive the thought, the positive the feeling. The […]Continue reading “What You Choose to Focus On Will Grow — The Victor Negro”