Author
Catarina Alexon

Global poverty – Are we closing our eyes?

How do you map health clinics or water delivery sources in a slum? Humanitarian agencies will be seeking answers to these and other questions as vulnerable populations settle in a sea of shacks on the outskirts of cities and towns across the world in the next few years. [...]

Do you agree with Joseph Stiglitz on market fundamentalism?

Yes that’s right not Islamic or Christian fundamentalism but Market fundamentalism. Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz has a lot to say about market extremists. As you may know, he predicted the recent economic crisis but nobody listened until it was too late. [...]

What’s your online reputation worth?

Small companies can be completely ruined by one person that decide to vent their grievances online. And for large companies losses can amount to millions of dollars. All it takes is one disgruntled employee or customer. [...]

Holiday Reading – James Bond to the rescue?

Sometimes when I read the news it seems like a script to a new James Bond movie. Dr No is at it again with a 300,000 strong cyberarmy whose only purpose is to get into other countries secret networks. And Blofeld, or maybe Goldfinger, is helping countries deceive their citizens as well as an entire continent. [...]

Holiday Reading: Will JFK & Jackie always be icons?

The release of what Jackie Kennedy recorded on tape 47 years ago became headline news all over the world . Seems that people are always going to be fascinated about the Kennedys and the mystery surrounding them. [...]