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Avoid Looking like Spam

Netiquette Matters ~ Articles # Always include an appropriate, short and accurate SUBJECT:. Many times Spam does not have a SUBJECT: and many email programs auto delete these to Junk/Trash. I receive so many subjectless emails, I no longer take the time to look through all of them to determine “if” one is a legitimate ...

NAFTA Effects

A decade later, a tempered vision of NAFTA – Industrial space that was once hotter than a jalapeņo pepper is cooling as companies that flocked to Mexico in the 1990s are looking to China, Honduras, Sri Lanka, and elsewhere for lower wages and better all-around conditions. Overall, the number of jobs in Mexico’s so-called maquiladora ...

Onstar and Privacy

OnStar Considered Harmful – “A few weeks ago Slashdot ran an article on the privacy issues in EzPass. Some of the comments referred to other things Big Brother could do with GPS in cars, and now the New York Times has run a column on what else your car is saying about you (free registration ...

FastCompany on Walmart’s Cutthroat Practices

The Wal-Mart You Don’t Know – A gallon-sized jar of whole pickles is something to behold. The jar is the size of a small aquarium. The fat green pickles, floating in swampy juice, look reptilian, their shapes exaggerated by the glass. It weighs 12 pounds, too big to carry with one hand. The gallon jar ...

Businessweek on Indian Outsourcing

Corporate America’s Silent Partnet: India – The shift of skilled work to India is becoming one of Corporate America’s worst-kept secrets. Almost daily, India’s newspapers carry items on new plans by U.S. software, finance, or pharmaceutical companies to open or expand call centers and research labs. Officials from Bombay to Bangalore point to splashy new ...