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Brian Pinnock
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Attends University of Cape Town
Lives in South Africa
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TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement): The Biggest Threat to the Internet You've Probably Never Heard Of
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Bitter Struggle over Internet Regulation

"These persistent attempts are just evidence that this breed of dinosaurs, with their pea-sized brains, hasn't figured out that they are dead yet, because the signal hasn't traveled up their long necks,"
Vint Cerf

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There was some pretty good media coverage of Internetix this year. CNBC did a failry good summary below: Posted by Brian Pinnock at 2:25 AM · Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook. No c...
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Still lacking some features but showing lots of promise
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Gartner recently published its UCaaS Magic Quandrant Report for North America. The Gartner MQ reports are about the closest thing this industry (and many other industries) have to the Academy Awards. They do a great job in putting this stuff together, but it has way too much influence. Like the Academy Awards, they can be [...]
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Wow this is still considered news.
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Wow. Uncanny!
 
(Sun03) Quote of the Day

“The end of democracy and the defeat of the American Revolution will occur when government falls into the hands of lending institutions and moneyed incorporations.”
― Thomas Jefferson

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I did a presentation to Accelerate Cape Town in 2010 on behalf of Dimension Data. It is amazing how little has changed in 2 years.


You can link to it here: http://brianpinnock.posterous.com/connecting-cape-town-in-2010-2012# 


 
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Some interesting views.
Speaking at VMworld, the Dell founder said that the post-PC era means more kinds of devices, not the death of the PC.
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Video and slides of my Internetix presentation:
http://bit.ly/MSmuzS
Business Stream Session 1 - The Re-Imagination of Almost Everything : How Digitisation is Disrupting Almost Everything. Current source: Antfarm International. Click to try a different stream source. C...
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Education
  • University of Cape Town
    Information Systems, 2012 - present
    PhD Information Systems (still to complete)
  • King Edward VII School
    1983 - 1987
    High School
  • University of Cape Town
    Computer Science, 1988 - 1992
    Bachelor of Science Degree (undergrad degree)
  • University of Cape Town
    Information Systems, 1994 - 1996
    Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree (post graduate degree)
  • University of Cape Town
    Information Systems, 2009 - 2011
    Masters in Commerce Degree
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Innovation and product strategy
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Innovation, research and development
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  • Internet Solutions
    Head of Product Strategy and Innovation, present
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