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Going bedouin

By Andrew Pollack on 05/22/2006 at 08:57 AM EDT

Reading in Wired Magazine for June 2006, the "Jargon Watch" column has an item titled "Going bedouin" (choice of capitalization is there's, not mine). This is essentially the idea of businesses made entirely of employees and their virtual connections via cell phone, email, VoIP, and so forth. There is no real estate asset. I suppose this differentiates from the solo consultant in that there is more than one person in the company.


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My own thoughts on this are...By Ben Poole on 05/22/2006 at 03:38 PM EDT
Andrew, I feel I should issue a warning to you:

You're risking a lot with this post. My entry, with the same title, attracts
the most spam comments out of all the posts on my site ;o)
This softwareBy Andrew Pollack on 05/22/2006 at 11:03 PM EDT
Say what you want about this software -- I know several people don't like the
way the threading works -- but it is somewhat more resistant to automated
spam-bots.

It comes by virtue of (a) not being the same thing everyone else is using --
since I wrote it can say that for sure, and (b) It requires submitting a form
via a different page from the comments.

A bot could be created to do this of course, but none have that I know of.
My own thoughts on this are...By Danny Lawrence on 05/25/2006 at 03:51 PM EDT
Is "Going Bedouin" the latest incarnation of the "Vritual company"?


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