I'm sharing this post on my Facebook wall, and here comes the irony; the majority of my social referrals to this page comes from that network. I have been with FB since 2007, and have accumulated a pile of digital acquaintances and a small handful of real friends in the process. I have had a … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Google + Is Worth Another Look
I spent an hour today browsing Facebook. I looked at posts, pictures, links, etc. of friends and friends of those folks. Facebook is starting to become noisy, and I don't like it. MySpace was just so much noise. Retina-burning profile graphics and music blasting you with every open of a profile page. We don't have … Continue reading Weekend Read: A Failure to Connect?
Why didn't the company whose founding father practically invented photography invent Instagram? Why didn't anyone at the venerable toy and board game maker whose name we all know think about creating FarmVille? Why didn't the world's largest radio company make Pandora? Why did Kodak not see Instagram on the horizon? Why did Hasbro miss the … Continue reading It’s The Culture That Kills
You have party plans this weekend. Let's assume you have a kid or two, and they are at grandma's. Time to blow off some steam. The night starts out pretty chill, but after dinner with friends, shots are suggested. You look at your partner and say, "why not?" You're a little out of practice. You come in strong, … Continue reading Weekend Read: “May I have your password please?”
TweetDeck. Chirp, chirp, chirp. Texts. Ding, ding, ding. Phone. ring, ring, ring. Twitter: Tweet, tweet, tweet. Facebook/Google+: Update, comment, like, +1. Flickr, YouTube, Klout, Vimeo, Ted. Chatter, clatter, conflict, hue and cry. Blog blahblahblah. Corporate email: CYA, details, reply all. You and I will probably go no longer than three minutes between interruptions today- … Continue reading The Art of Doing Nothing