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Disruption or Disintermediation? The Nature of Change of Our Changing Nature.

The use of the word ‘disruption’ to describe the changes brought about by the ubiquity of computational devices and connectivity to the internet has become cliché. The term is useful in that it provides a rhetorical safety net by simultaneously describing everything and nothing, but its lack of precision inhibits technologists from achieving the goal […]

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Disrupting the Hospitality and Food Industry Through Crowd-Sourcing Economic Activities

Growing up in the province of New Brunswick, Canada I was keenly aware that one family, the Irving family, owned and operated most industry. Whether it be oil/gasoline/ forestry/paper products/transportation of people and goods/media, whatever industry the Irving’s chose they generally weren’t satisfied until vertical integration was complete. In the case of transportation, for example, the Irving’s owned […]

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