Posts Tagged: socialmedia

RIP Google Reader: On the merits of slow reading

I am starting to believe humans will require more processing power and storage soon. Hopefully, that urban legend / 9th grade myth that we only use 10% of our brain is correct. Maybe it’s like a video game: we have

RIP Google Reader: On the merits of slow reading

I am starting to believe humans will require more processing power and storage soon. Hopefully, that urban legend / 9th grade myth that we only use 10% of our brain is correct. Maybe it’s like a video game: we have

Childhood Memories, Photos and the Documentarian Generation

I’ve been thinking a lot about childhood lately. Perhaps it’s the change of the season, the emergence of sand pails and swing sets, the sirens and squeals of ice-cream trucks. Or perhaps it’s that I just moved out of  NY’s

Childhood Memories, Photos and the Documentarian Generation

I’ve been thinking a lot about childhood lately. Perhaps it’s the change of the season, the emergence of sand pails and swing sets, the sirens and squeals of ice-cream trucks. Or perhaps it’s that I just moved out of  NY’s

Emmys and E-Identities: The Fame, Monster?

I was watching the Emmys on Sunday night and had “a moment.” I think it hit before Modern Family won its 17th award, and after the intro song and dance, whose sardonic tone left me with that uneasy feeling unique

Emmys and E-Identities: The Fame, Monster?

I was watching the Emmys on Sunday night and had “a moment.” I think it hit before Modern Family won its 17th award, and after the intro song and dance, whose sardonic tone left me with that uneasy feeling unique

How Companies Are Using Data from Foursquare

I published a piece in MIT Technology Review today titled “How Companies Are Using Data from Foursquare.” It’s part of a month-long series on how data analysis technologies are helping companies better understand customer needs, and ultimately improve customer service

How Companies Are Using Data from Foursquare

I published a piece in MIT Technology Review today titled “How Companies Are Using Data from Foursquare.” It’s part of a month-long series on how data analysis technologies are helping companies better understand customer needs, and ultimately improve customer service

Latest Obsession: Listgeeks

Like many desk-bound types, I have a thing for office supplies. Nothing gets me going like new pens (love the rollerball but do experiment within the fully-inked, non-smear category), graphing notepads, personalized Mokeskins, and of course, Post-Its. Did I mention

Latest Obsession: Listgeeks

Like many desk-bound types, I have a thing for office supplies. Nothing gets me going like new pens (love the rollerball but do experiment within the fully-inked, non-smear category), graphing notepads, personalized Mokeskins, and of course, Post-Its. Did I mention

E-identities, or how I came to derive a sense of self through a love of True Blood

Last week I had the sheer pleasure of running amok around Brazil, a paradise landscape replete with beautiful people, radiant attractions and molten energy. It was one of the first times in the last couple years where I also “unplugged,”

E-identities, or how I came to derive a sense of self through a love of True Blood

Last week I had the sheer pleasure of running amok around Brazil, a paradise landscape replete with beautiful people, radiant attractions and molten energy. It was one of the first times in the last couple years where I also “unplugged,”

Confessions of an Early Adopter

Or why the Internet has led to the democratization of trendsetting Flash back to the early 2000’s, or whenever Motorola was hot. I distinctly remember when the hot pink Razr came out on the market. Oh, how I longed for

Confessions of an Early Adopter

Or why the Internet has led to the democratization of trendsetting Flash back to the early 2000’s, or whenever Motorola was hot. I distinctly remember when the hot pink Razr came out on the market. Oh, how I longed for