Friday’s Video Views

Friday’s Video Views

Kindle v iPad Kindle sticks it to Apple’s iPad with its new TV spot. I wonder how Amazon will deal with the product enhancements Apple released today – multi-tasking, printability…? I Want My New Twitter! The big news this week from the social spheres entails Twitter’s simple redesign and enhanced functionality. Not only is the […]

Reading Room Revisited

Reading Room Revisited

Last winter, I wrote a post that extolled the value of long-form reading, as opposed to the microbursts of information that flows ephemerally across our desktops, laptops, Blackberrys, iPhones and Nexus Ones. The number of new books heralding in the new world order might only be exceeded by the myriad trade shows and meet-ups coalescing […]

The Reading Room

Posted by on Nov 4, 2009 in books, Kindle, new media, PR, RSS, social media, Twitter | No Comments
The Reading Room

We were gathered at our bi-monthly Boys’ Lunch at Michael’s last month when one of “the boys,” a very senior media-minded communications executive, looked at me incredulously when I said I actually read Bernoff’s Groundswell, Jarvis’s What Would Google Do, and Godin’s Tribes, among others. He definitely thought I was either drunk on the Kool-Aid […]

Old and New Media

Old and New Media

Two related items today: one new, the other old, but still fresh. Who hasn’t heard of Kindle? If you answered in the affirmative, go back to Bulgaria. Truth is: the PR folks at a resurgent (buzzworthy) Amazon did a fine job to get the word out on the company’s new book, blog and periodical electronic […]