Category Archives: Technology

CES 2011: And the Winner Will Be…Reading

Predictions are a fickle business, but with the new year just begun and CES still days away, the writing for 2011 is already on the wall (and I don’t mean Facebook). There will be stories, tweets, posts, photos, videos, slides … Continue reading

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Social Media Technology is History in Motion

I’m a technology evolutionist. Granted I just made that up, but it fits. I don’t believe new technology is just created — I believe it evolves, with each innovation building on the other. No printing press, no iPad. These technologies … Continue reading

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Legos, Airplanes and the Future of the Web

IN THE UNITED STATES we have a two-party system — well, technically. There’s the Democrats, the Republicans, and then the dozens of mini parties within and outside the main Parties, not to mention the multitudes of non-affiliated, disenfranchised and disillusioned. … Continue reading

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Let’s Say Goodbye to Social Media “Gurus”

I’ve never liked the term Guru – it’s a throwaway word, much like Paradigm, Content, or Kanye. Plus, I wonder if calling a marketing person a “guru” is offensive to actual gurus, and whether by using the term I’ll get … Continue reading

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Living the Absent Life

Every week at least one or two people start following me on Twitter. This in itself is not a problem – my feed is public and I have nothing to hide from friend, foe or even Yankee fan. What I … Continue reading

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We Are the Firemen

In May 1993 – the exact date and time escape me – my inner world, the one where thoughts are born, developed and processed, lost its ability to be silent. I since have lived with constant noise, the result of … Continue reading

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News Redux

"We hope that through our virtual newsroom users will be able to connect better with the day’s news stories, leading to a greater understanding of the real world." — Sky News Head of News John Ryley News is bad enough … Continue reading

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