Saturday, February 1, 2020

From Those Wonderful Folks Who Bring You Davos: The World Economic Forum Is REALLY Pushing Surveillance Cities

Apologies to Jerry Della Femina.*

From Visual Capitalist via the World Economic Forum, January 9:

This is what the cities of the future could look like

*Mr. Della Femina was a New York advertising guy and the inspiration for Mad Men.
In the 1960's he was brainstorming with some colleagues on how to sell Panasonic televisions and he came up with the tagline "From Those Wonderful Folks Who Gave You Pearl Harbor".
In 1970 he used the tagline as the title of his book on advertising. Here's the 1971 paperback cover:

The key takeaway from the book is Be Bold (borderline crazy).
Good advice for running a business, not so good for running a portfolio.