The Politics Industry

All sorts of solutions have been brought forth to remedy the sad state of our current American political system but almost all solutions come from the area of politics rather than business. In this way, much of the wisdom from the business realm escapes being considered as a solution. Now, legendary Harvard Business School professor […]

True Midnight Oil

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Extended Reality

Control Rather Than Treatment? John Fraim One of greatest technologies of computers is generating alternative worlds known as virtual, augmented or mixed realties. All are now referred to under the umbrella term “extended reality” or (XR). While the best-known uses for XR are in the entertainment and training (via simulation) industries, the use of XR is now being extended […]

Dynamite to Kim’s Socialism?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un feels the rise of K-Pop music and its fans as a serious threat to socialism. A news story states “Leaked documents from the North Korean government show Kim is running an anti-K-Pop campaign against what he calls the ‘vicious cancer’ of South Korean pop groups.” The documents, detailed in the New York Times, […]

The Pond

“I find it wholesome to be alone the greater part of the time. To be in company, even with the best, is soon wearisome and dissipating. I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.” ― Henry David Thoreau, Walden The first of June 2021, fifteen months into the pandemic. Things […]

Battle of the Two Symbols

Diorama “Deepstate Swamp” by John Fraim (The Two Symbols in Juxtaposition) John Fraim Things have indeed gotten beyond for me. I thought it was crazy back in January with QAnon. As a lot of you know, I spent a lot of time listening to key spokespersons for QAnon at this time – Charlie Ward, Robert […]

Whistleblower Appreciation Day

Will the 2021 Whistleblower Appreciation Day Address the Elephant in the Room? John Fraim The term whistleblowers relates to those who disclose information about wrongdoing that otherwise would not be known. Most often, the activity resides in a twilight zone of definition somewhere between heroism and civil disobedience. This creates conflicting impulses in whistleblowers. By […]

The Hysteria of a Hysterical Culture

John Fraim (Notes: All written today after watching a tv news show Tuesday night, 5/25/21. Sent off copies of this to the women listed in the article. Email to Elaine Showalter at the end of this article I sent to her. Not sure what I’m going to do with this. Publishing it here might be enough.) […]

The Spect of Dust

Leonid Vorobyev’s band Leonid & Friends has revived the music of Chicago and many think they sound better than the original group. (See our earlier post on the band). But anyone who thought Leonid & Friends was just about the music of the band Chicago needs to change their thinking. Since first appearing on the […]