4 years ago I founded a small social media constancy. The idea was to manage the coming deluge of social media for businesses. Turned out to be a pretty good idea. At first many businesses didn’t believe that social media was going to be as important as it has become. What seemed completely obvious to [...]
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It makes sense. The next stage of search is to anticipate search. Of course to what degree this is a chicken and egg equation is not clear. But make no mistake, Google is seeking to know your next step before even you think about taking it. It seems crazy now. It likely won’t seem so [...]
I am just outside of Washington DC to the south and west, and even here, 100 miles inland, the winds have already started to pick up. The core is far out in the Atlantic right now. It is a massive storm. (From JHU.edu) “An engineer at The Johns Hopkins University predicts that 10 million people [...]
In this remarkable TED Talk from last year entrepreneur Justin Hall discusses a whole new way of looking at energy. If this technology was to get beyond stall speed it would revolutionize human existence. That is not too strong a statement. Imagine if the windows in your house or office building could generate all the [...]
The Huffington Post reports that the world’s first website is still doing it’s thing today. It can be seen in its near original form HERE. (From Huffpo) Berners-Lee’s site went live in 1991, and was accessed by a decidedly small audience of fellow CERN researchers. It wasn’t until 1993, when web browser Mosaic was released, [...]
NBC has ruined the Olympics for years. Now many people are taking coverage into their own hands. Thank God for mirrored sites. I mean what is NBC to expect? It shows gymnastics every single night and plasters it with advertising. In today’s media world viewers want more choices. Frankly NBC should be careful not to [...]
This from TechCrunch.com confirms what I’ve been hearing from others: “Now, Facebook makes no apologies for working to create a safe and clean environment on its corner of the web by shutting down abusive or harassing behavior, content such as pornography, or generally spamming of the system. This particular method policing “inappropriate” comments may be [...]
The establishment fears the internet so deeply it is breathtaking. It is doing all that it can to lock down the freest place in the world, cyberspace. Unsurprisingly Anon has a problem CISPA. Regardless of what you think of these guys (and I’ve got some serious issues) the video below raises important questions.
“The former NSA official held his thumb and forefinger close together: “We are that far from a turnkey totalitarian state.” I suppose it’s good that we even know that such a facility exists. One must assume that all privacy essentially is gone. It is sad but true. I actually grew up around the defense intelligence [...]
If Kim Dotcom is going down he’s going to try to take some people down with him. (From Business Insider) “We found a large number of [Megaupload] accounts from US government officials including the Department of Justice and the US Senate…I hope we will soon have permission to give them and the rest of our [...]