CAVEAT EMPTOR: When the value-added marketing is not evident!

At its core, branding is about adding value into one’s offer. It is both an art and a science. The science is typically applied to innovation in the form of Research & Development, the excellence in the product and the veracity of … Continue reading

Ground Control to Major Tom

We will soon be able to evaluate the truth — at least half of it — behind the statement that men are from Mars and women are from Venus. Here are two marvelous assets about the extraordinary voyage of Curiosity … Continue reading

Measuring Quality of Life – A review between France and USA

As part of my Franco-American profile, I am naturally drawn to reading about comparisons and competition between France and the US. I came across this May 2009 article, France Beats America, which describes France’s epicurean passion for “living it up” … Continue reading

Ontologies and the Semantic Web – The future of Knowledgement Management?

If you are like me, you will have said, “what on earth is an ontology?” Some form of scientific anthology? Well, I first came across the word “ontology” here, a post in which Professor Michael Wesch from Kansas University said/wrote … Continue reading

Ontologies and the Semantic Web – The future of Knowledge Management?

If you are like me, you will have said, “what on earth is an ontology?” Some form of scientific anthology? Well, I first came across the word “ontology” here, a post in which Professor Michael Wesch from Kansas University said/wrote … Continue reading

Film Review: Face cachée de la lune (Far Side of the Moon) by Robert Lepage

The 2003 Québécois film, “La Face Cachée de la Lune,” — or “Far Side of the Moon” — by Robert Lepage (ingenuously written, directed, produced and headlined with dual lead roles) is a fabulous film that I highly recommend. Having … Continue reading

Entrepreneurship – Economist Special Report on Why and How…

The Economist ran a special report (March 14, 2009) on Entrepreneurialism and there were several interesting and important points that I felt like writing about. The 16-page report discusses the state of entrepreneurship around the world. In some regards, the … Continue reading