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Strategic Movements July 2022

By Tim J. Smith, PhD July 15, 2022

      AT&T and Verizon Parallel Pricing AT&T Inc. raised prices on older wireless plans by up to $6 for individual lines and $12 for family plans while encouraging subscribers to substitute older plans for newer unlimited data plans.  Jeff McElfresh, COO of AT&T, stated: “We looked at a cohort of customers that were on the oldest rate plans that didn’t have access to 5G or some of the best features…

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Moving Forward
Prognostication about the digital future

By Tim J. Smith, PhD January 10, 2002

Since we have entered the time for prognostication, I offer these visions of the digital future. We all know the e-tech bubble…

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Power Risks California Power Problems Caused by Dumb Regulation, Not Deregulation

By Tim J. Smith, PhD February 5, 2001

Recent news concerning power outages have been of dour amusement for this Chicagoan. Once again, a subset of people (read: the state)…

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The Next Disruptive Technology – Distributed Generation

By Tim J. Smith, PhD September 25, 2000

Is Enron coming for lunch? Introduction The past three decades have offered ample evidence of the ability of disruptive technologies to create…

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Industrial Non-Equilibrium Dynamics

By Tim J. Smith, PhD May 30, 2000

Economic transactions and industrial reorganizations are akin to the evolution of a complex system punctuated with periods of equilibrium and non-equilibrium dynamics.…

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