Why good people do bad things and how they convince others to help them

A colleague today shared this NPR programme about Toby Groves – a man who committed large scale fraud – and how new research into fraud shows that a lot of fraud is unintentional. Traditionally, when we think about bad behavior, we think about character. But psychologists who study bad behavior — who study, say, fraud […]

A Quirky Tale: How a startup did everything “right” but got it all wrong.

This Pando article about Quirky (link valid for 48 hrs unless you’re a paid member) is well worth a read. I’ve not paid attention to Quirky save for thinking it was a cool concept when I came across it a few years ago. Despite perfect timing, great funding, and a strong vision its now sadly […]

A Responsible “iGaming” Company…

A responsible “iGaming” company is one that chooses to not be in business. What is permissible is not always honourable – Cicero It is impossible to live in Malta if you’re involved in the software industry and not constantly run into the online betting or gaming companies – or people who work for them. A rough estimate […]