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Take that, Greek (and B-School) Mythology!

In ancient greece, the Oracle at Delphi drew its authority and oracular insight from Apollo, the Sun God. In the org-chart of ancient greece this made the Sun more important than the Oracle.
Of course the greeks had it wrong. The Oracle had knowledge; that made it a local power. Apollo received lip service, Delphi received […] Continue reading

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Payment woes continued

My startup dot-com project continues to plod along in the gap between university labs, assignments, tests and other studious miscellanea.
Today I spent some time getting down to the nuts and holts of payment systems.
I’ve done some work on this before, of course. Westpac knocked me back for their ordinary merchant account. I began to look […] Continue reading

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On a risk I had not considered

As most of you know by now, I’ve been slowly working in my spare time on a dot-com project. I haven’t knuckled down to do a proper risk analysis yet — let’s face it, coding is much more fun — but I’ve certainly kicked various scenarios around in my head while working on it.

So, for […] Continue reading

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