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Accountability of the cunning machines

Technology has a habit of moving faster than legality. Not too long ago media was shaken by various stories warning about devices that monitor and interfere in their owners’ privacy. 653 more words

Technology

Can't Buy Me (Platonic) Love

One person’s dismal experience with a “cuddling” service.

It is not for sex – the company stresses that on its web site. And I’m fine with that. 1,363 more words

Facing Disabilities

Kiwis - Are We Really Complainers?

Heather Roy

9 November 2017

When Mike Hosking recently said the BSA and Advertising Standards Authority should be dis-established, it made me ask myself the question about whether kiwis are complainers. 1,047 more words

Politics

Right to a marketing free life

I am taking a marketing refresher course these days. In that course, marketing is defined as an exchange of values.

Seller gives products/ services/ experience in exchange of buyer’s money/ attention/ time/ trust. 297 more words

Autodoc GmbH / buycarparts.co.uk review

Autodoc GmbH ( or maybe Wemax Group GmbH & Co.KG, OR MAYBE even Partex Global GmbH … ) is German company hiding behind most of the online car part retailers such as… 2,613 more words

Autodoc

Why Richard Thaler’s Nobel means a win for consumers

If you have had the occasion to have economist and Nobel laureate Richard Thaler sign a book for you, it’s likely that you have one that says, “Nudge for good” or “Misbehave for good”.  173 more words

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Mike Pence's Vote Shows Trump Doesn't Care About His Voters

Last night Mike Pence cast the deciding vote on a measure that allows bank customers to be subject to forced arbitration clauses, making the final vote count 51-50 in favor. 502 more words

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