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Global Economy & Obama: My prediction on what is going to happen to business in 2009!

I had predicted in Jan 2008 about the big contraction, an implosion, the blackhole effect. I had predicted September and it happened.

Watch the video yourself (Watch from 3:50 minutes onwards).

Although it talks about the democratization of a building block we call virtualization to the Cloud Computing model, it refers to all the other industries as well, that are betting high on increasingly commoditizing markets and businesses.

Now, my prediction series, as promised earlier, will come for the next 9 months. Today, I will start with the articles talking about the impact the continuing contraction of industries will have on firms, both larger and smaller. As revenues dwindle, suppliers will have to craft some contingent strategies and will have to take fundamental decisions, if not radical, to change their direction and approach.

As new trends and models emerge and as they aggressively intensify, I predict a major contraction coming in the next year, don't worry we will throw some research articles and sheets to explain that as well. A detailed article, which will not only talk about hard times for the ones who aren't paying attention, but also a typical bailout plan for the ones who are willing to listen to the new generation. I also predict that Obama will prove to be a strong supporter of innovation and fundamental change, not just internally but also towards the global community.

We are the new generation and we will have to take up this responsibility now. The time is now!


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Whale Fall

Dress me up in my new threads
clasp my greasy palms
grease my hair
I'm ready for the fall

Watch at all the decadence
watching the avalanche
I'm slipping down
losing my buoyancy

What's become of us
where have we come
this far, this close
close to the doors

I hear them, sublimal chants
I'm on the run
I race through the human sea
I am the king!

I'm the slave
to my own undoings
I'm the jester in my courtyard
We jest as we run

We're strolling on that thin rope
we grope as we rope
we're true heros
we're the survivors

we're the scavengers
we're the friends
we're the lovers
we're the unbred

Soon awaiting the fall
we're lurking on us
we're osedaxing us
we're soon going to be done
we'll soon be arrested

*osedax(bone devourer, newly discovered marine genus) feeds on a fallen(sunken) whale carcass(which is also called a whale fall). Read more here