Information → Knowledge → Wisdom: Progression of Society in the Age of Computers

The personal computer revolution started by the Hacker elite in the 1970s has completely transformed the world. From a historical perspective our current computer-based culture is a relative new-born. Yet it is already dominant. The first generation of hackers…

Examining the 12 Predictions Made in 2015 in “Information → Knowledge → Wisdom”

A little over two years ago, on April 5, 2015, my seminal world-view essay was published: Information → Knowledge → Wisdom: Progression of Society in the Age of Computers. I wrote about the rapid changes in…

How The 12 Predictions Are Doing That We Made In “Information → Knowledge → Wisdom”

A year ago, April 5, 2015, we published what some consider our best essay: Information → Knowledge → Wisdom: Progression of Society in the Age of Computers. We wrote about the rapid changes in society caused by…

Case Adds Punitive Damages Teeth to Federal Anti-Hacker Privacy Law

An opinion by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals strengthens federal anti-hacker email privacy law by allowing a civil suit for punitive damages alone, even when there are no actual damages. Van Alstyne v. Electronic Scriptorium, 560 F.3d 199…

The “Hacker Way” – Impactful, Fast, Bold, Open, Values

The success of the high-tech Silicon Valley start ups, from Hewlett Packard, to Apple, to Facebook to Google and Twitter – they all show that for organizations to prosper in today’s world they must adopt the values…

“The Hacker Way” – What e-Discovery Can Learn From Facebook’s Culture and Management

Facebook’s regulatory filing for its initial public stock offering included a letter to potential investors by 27 year old billionaire Mark Zuckerberg. The letter describes the culture and approach to management that he follows as CEO of…