Category: Blogging

Regulation or Strangulation?

Regulation is needed in many areas, like banking and healthcare. Sometimes,  however, regulators get carried away, and strangle innovation with too much regulation. This almost happened with Bitcoin. The regulation we need I call light regulation. In 1995, I was

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AI and Congress

On April 10th and 11th, 2018, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was questioned for almost 10 hours by senators and representatives before joint Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees regarding the company’s privacy policies and use of data collected on the company’s

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The That Syndrome – 2

Journalists and authors seem to love the word “that”. My pick of the week comes from a cryptocurrency interview posted in the blog. Seven thats in a sentence could be a record. “The way that bitcoin works is conceptually

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The That Syndrome

I learned a lot about editing from Kathleen Imhoff, a friend and former librarian, who has edited hundreds of books. One thing she taught me is to eliminate unneeded use of the word “that”. I have become sensitive to the

HamletHub Is All About Local

The word “local” is at least as powerful and important as the word “attitude”. We all care about what is going on in the world, but we care at least as much about what is going on where we live,

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