Tag Archives: social media

Personal is the New Social

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held last week in Las Vegas, is both a birthplace and a graveyard for technology. Some devices will “make it” and even change our lives, while others will never get to market. If T.S. … Continue reading

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Time for All to “Own” Social Media

I’m wading into Quora — the social “influence” network that’s been around for more than a year yet was just discovered by most of the digerati last week — with all the courage of a cliff diver gauging whether the … Continue reading

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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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Innovation and the Meaning of Nowhere

It’s easy to let your mind to wander while driving along the Blue Highways of Mid-Missouri, especially in the Winter. To the naked eye there is little with which to occupy your thoughts — just gray two-lane roads and thin, … Continue reading

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Social Media, Milkshakes, and Life After Death

Once in a while, less often now than before, someone asks about my dad, and I tell them I never knew my father. He died when when I very young, I say, and therefore I never knew him other than … Continue reading

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Eleven Things That Won’t Happen in 2011

Tis the season for predictions, prognostications, suppositions and, let’s be honest, some downright guessing about what’s in store for next year. Rather than join the fray, following are 11 things that I boldly predict will not happen in 2011: — … 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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Blogging is Stupid, Twitter is Lame and Facebook is Dumb

My daughter doesn’t think I’m cool. She thinks I’m a geek — not in the good Mark Zuckerberg or Steve Jobs way, but rather in the “who gives a crap whether Picard or Kirk was the better Star Trek captain … 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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Be a Social Media DJ

WITH MORE THAN 12 MILLION fans, it’s safe to say that Oreo must be doing something very right with its Facebook presence. Sure, it helps that your product is also a cultural icon and Shaq is one of your spokespeople, … Continue reading

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