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Welcome to the Home of Parable New Media Inc – for all your IT Connections

Posted by William on November 14, 2011

Parable New Media specializes in providing small to medium sized businesses with the technology support necessary to compete in today’s economy and market places. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »

Delusions of regulating the Internet. Part 2

Posted by William on November 4, 2011

Excuse me? Canadian content!? If she has her way, then we will soon see a tax on your usage of the Internet. The monies that you pay will go into a giant, Ottawa controlled, politician-accessed slush fund, to be parceled out to those Canadian multimedia companies best equipped to work the political system. That particular slime of the earth — lobbyists — will have particular influence on the types of Web pages we will see.

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Why all the wireless hype makes me ill. Part 2

Posted by William on October 13, 2011

The wireless thing seems silly given what we’ve been through with digital hype. Witness the previous buzz about “m-commerce” (mobile commerce). In November 2000, the Boston Consulting Group suggested that people would spend some US$100 billion (C$160 billion) through wireless commerce applications by 2003. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »

Why all the wireless hype makes me ill. Part 1

Posted by William on

You’d think that people might have learned a few lessons from the dot-com collapse. Like, anything that is over-hyped likely won’t come true. That maybe we should treat with suspicion any research reports that feature lofty numbers from consulting firms that will benefit richly if a high-tech initiative goes forward.

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