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Have we reached a place where cell phone technology advancements have slowed?

(i.e. - are phones so good that it will be hard for manufacturers to take milestone leaps forward?) Is the technology underpinning the cell phone market stagnating? It might be. While smartphone market penetration is now at more than 1 billion units and growing rapidly, and almost 90% of the vast global population now Read more [...]
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Google Censorship

Google censorship - two words that should send shivers down your spine. So many people trust Google with their access to information. While, technically, Google doesn't host much of its own information, it definitely controls what information on the web you know about. It's a gatekeeper of sorts. There are of course Read more [...]
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iPhone Production and the Sweatshop Solution

I want to discuss a recent bit of news and the economics of sweatshops. I'll touch on what causes economic growth, what doesn't, and how sweatshop conditions can be eliminated. There's been a recent report from a journalist working for the Shanghai Evening Post, who spent a week working undercover as an employee at a Read more [...]