Wikipedia, St. Pete’s Tech Giant Turns 20

Wikipedia turns 20 this Friday, January 15, 2021, on what is known as “Wikipedia Day” around the world. Launched on January 15, 2001, “To create and freely distribute a free encyclopedia in all the languages of the world.” Wikipedia now contains more than 55 million articles, written by human volunteers in hundreds of languages. With 1.7 …

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Citizen Capitalism uses the power of shareholder influence against the wolves.

Book Review: Citizen Capitalism: How a Universal Fund Can Provide Income and Influence to All Corporations have been hijacked by the wolves of Wall Street. A generation of Gordon Gekkos manage hedge funds that pressure corporations to cut corners in the name of ‘unlocking shareholder value’ for investors. Corporations, the environment, and the American Middle …

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TEDxAkron: #UpgradeEconomics

#UpgradeEconomics with #SocialCapital Metrics Social trust driven by our capacity for love and empathy have allowed humans to build civilizations and question everything about our existence and place in the universe. In the last three centuries, however, the pace of change has outpaced our understanding of the cultural operating system today described as economics. Where …

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TEDxAkron to Include Economist Vinny Tafuro

Tampa Bay based economist and author Vinny Tafuro has been invited to speak at TEDxAkron on April 21, 2018 at the Goodyear Theater in Akron’s dynamic East End. Author of Corporate Empathy and Unlocking the Labor Cage, Tafuro is a pioneering advocate for the twenty-first century economy disrupting society’s most rigid institutions and beliefs. His …

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Tide Talks Screening and European Economic Summits

As an economist and author October 2017 is a month full of amazing opportunity for introducing the Unlocking the Labor Cage community to a wider global audiance. Evening Tide Talks Screening On Thursday evening, October 12, 2017 join friends and family at FIVE Labs in Tampa’s Westshore District for the FREE world premiere screening of Evening Tide Talks with …

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Why pulling out of Paris Agreement will not change U.S. course on climate change

Human influenced climate change is real my friends. Regardless of Presidential policy. While U.S. government action on climate change oscillates based on party control, the marketplace has increasingly ruled in favor of science. Over the past decade more and more companies have pledged to fight climate change. The U.S. government’s withdrawal from the Paris climate …

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