Martin’s Musings: Emergence

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The Flu is not just Achoo!

A pandemic’s second front – Editorials & Commentary – International Herald Tribune

The possibility of an avian flu pandemic is real. In America, President George W. Bush has sensibly proposed a substantial investment to detect, identify and contain the virus, when and where it begins human-to-human spread.
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November 30, 2005 Posted by | Behavior, Commentary, Community, Culture, Leadership, Personal, Random Thoughts | Leave a comment

Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress.com. This is your first post. Edit or delete it and start blogging!

November 21, 2005 Posted by | Random Thoughts | Leave a comment

Internet beginnings…

From Google Blog:

Standing on the shoulders of this giant

 
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November 8, 2005 Posted by | IT, Tech | Leave a comment

Yahoo! and Tivo

I want my Yahoo! TV!
 
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November 7, 2005 Posted by | IT, Tech | Leave a comment

Happy Birthday to me….

Today is my birthday. It was today that 42 years ago that I was born in London, Ontario, Canada. No comment at this point other than happy birthday to me. This may be the only one I get!!
 
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November 4, 2005 Posted by | Commentary, Personal | 2 Comments

The way of Board Governance?!?

This article in Businessweek by Peter Burrows, talk about how HP is now going to require that Board members to win a majority of shareholder votes. It is interesting almost ‘HP way’ approach to looking after shareholder interests. However, the board can refuse the resignation. In this post-Enron, Sarbanes-Oxley world it is nice to see this gesture.

It is not quite an earth-shattering move, but it does suggest that there are some leadership moves that are occurring and maybe this will catch to other organizations.

I do not think that this absolves HP of the Compaq merger, but it is at least a start.

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November 4, 2005 Posted by | Commentary, Culture, Ethics, Leadership | Leave a comment