Vladimir Putin Source: politico.comDer Krieg ist vorüber von Vincent Valdez.



People keep waiting for the “war” to begin in Ukraine. But a 21st century-style war has already begun here, and may be almost over – something that Vladimir Putin seems to understand even if the rest of us do not.

In a world where Youtube, Twitter and Facebook dominate, the overt “hard power” of guns and bullets is no longer as publicly palatable as it once was.




Last nights fabulous dinner with friends far surpassed the conversation circling in thinking, dominated by a past world’s operating system.

Opening the conversation with Big Data and responsive systems would have eventually gotten us results, independent from the nature of the socio political topic, and moved the conversation toward solutions, should that have been what the congregation was aiming for.

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