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Apple has replaced Google as the top "Business Thought Leader" in the UK, according to a survey of 1,000 Blighty-based "Key Opinion Leaders." The survey - known as the Thought Leadership Index 2009 (PDF) - was conducted by the brand-floggers TLG Communications and the research firm Populus. Those opinion-offering KOLs (yes, …
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Ah, ... it is a shame. Fickleness and short memory of a nation.
My angst, you may well feel inclined to ponder however momentarily, is the tory party voted at #10
It has always, at presently does and in future probably always will represent the best interests of a few over the majority, cash over questions, money over people. But will anyone ever learn?
The party that wished to keep slavery in all its abysmal forms and will say anything for a power fix.
If that's the best that our '1,000 Key Opinion Leaders' can come up with then this country is DOOMED I tell 'ee! Either that or they've misunderstood the word thought.
Amazon at number 3? Excuse me, but when did running a shop count as thought leadership? It may be all electronic and has managed to persuade the US government that it should have a state monopoly on buying things by (one)clicking on them, but it's still a fucking shop.
And the rest of the list isn't much better.
Can we have some new Key Opinion Leaders please? Preferably ones who are a lot more bitter and cynical. There's plenty going spare around the writers and commentards of the Register...
Paris because. Just because.
>It has always, at presently does and in future probably always will represent the best interests of a few over the majority, cash over questions, money over people. But will anyone ever learn?<
Sorry, are we talking tories or labour?
Present Labour policies: tax on phone, cash to banks, yes to copyright mafia or any corporation, yes to politician privacy, no to citizen privacy, ever growing databases, generating a culture of fear, allowing torture of suspects, outright lying to the populace, etc etc etc...
Tories will be the same, except that maybe pensioners won't get extra help in the winter and more dole bludgers will get on the sick.
As much as I'd like to agree perhaps it is better to disagree and acknowledge those differences.
Were it not for Labour the Tories would have maintained racial prejudices and poorer working lives. Any deviation from that would have been purely speculative with a view to returning increase in profitability, in other words an exception.
It is easy to jump from income/class based discrimination to other forms equally nasty.
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