THE VIRTUOUS CYCLE RHETORIC

Lynne Kiesling

I’ve always liked the metaphor and the image that the phrase “virtuous cycle” draws, and I think we see lots of instances of it in the dynamics of human action. So it’s no surprise that I liked Kevin Brancato’s post on Bill Gates and his use of such rhetoric, both recently and in the past.

Although I also agree with commenter Brian that perhaps Mr. Gates should have his folks spend a wee bit more time writing less buggy/security prone software … but in the big picture, here’s why Schumpeter wins kind of way, Gates gets it and articulates it.

BMW’S KICKIN’ HYDROGEN PROTOTYPE

Lynne Kiesling

Thanks to Stephen Bainbridge for his post on BMW’s H2R. He cites this Edmunds blurb that discusses the high-powered 12-cylinder BMW with only steam as a by-product.

BMW has been out in front on this development for years; a couple of years ago they even had a PR event in LA where Jay Leno, a noted, sports car afficionado, drank the water from his tailpipe after he took the then-prototype for a spin.

Striving for a fast, green future …

BMW’S KICKIN’ HYDROGEN PROTOTYPE

Lynne Kiesling

Thanks to Stephen Bainbridge for his post on BMW’s H2R. He cites this Edmunds blurb that discusses the high-powered 12-cylinder BMW with only steam as a by-product.

BMW has been out in front on this development for years; a couple of years ago they even had a PR event in LA where Jay Leno, a noted, sports car afficionado, drank the water from his tailpipe after he took the then-prototype for a spin.

Striving for a fast, green future …