Thursday, Oct 13 2011
Just visited the Dalai Lama’s Twitter page. He has 2.65 million followers but he follows no one. Well, of course. … And in our look at the future for news 100 years from now. From the pre-archives for 2112: “European leaders think they are closer to a solution to the Greek debt crisis.”
Actually, there’s a simple way for these countries to raise more money—sell naming rights. Greece could become “Grecian Formulas Greece, the birthplace of civilization and the home of distinguished, yet youthful-looking hair.” Spain, of course, could be sponsored by the international soccer organization, and become “FIFA’s Spain.” It would of course be immediately in the state of war with “Manchester United’s England.” .... A friend told me he just spotted this headline yesterday: "N.C. Secretary of State pursuing NCAA records." "Oh, what sport does she participate in?" I asked. ... When I went to log back into email I got the message that "Your session has ended due to inactivity." "Sort of the story of my life," I muttered to myself.
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Bob Scott has been informing and entertaining the mid-market financial software community with his email newsletters for 10 years. And he has been covering this market through print publications for 18 years, first as technology editor of Accounting Today and then as the Editor of Accounting Technology from 1997 through 2009. He has covered the traditional tax and accounting profession during the same time and continues to address that as executive editor of the Progressive Accountant.