Google Glass’s #1 Fan

Google Glass’s #1 Fan

For an unreleased product whose initial price point (and utility?) remains a disconnect for most people, Google Glass (via Google+ and Twitter) certainly has garnered a boffo share of media attention – good, bad and geeky. In Sunday’s New York Times, two professors examine a new dimension of the Google Glass phenomenon: the dangers that real-time digital […]

Why CES Matters

Why CES Matters

Just as my Twitterstream is about to be overrun by hangover-induced tweets from the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas, former tech scribe for The Journal Nick Wingfield who’s now toiling for The New York Times, yesterday presented a sobering view of the last standing major consumer electronics confab on the planet. In his Times piece, “A […]

What Sustains Social

What Sustains Social

I suppose I should be grateful that Angry Birds, or worse, FarmVille hasn’t seeped into my life. It’s enough of a time sync to intelligently feed the big three of Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, and still keep my paying clients satisfied. Thank you, Ping.fm. Now that Zynga’s “crushin it” on mobile, perhaps I should trash […]

Friday’s Video Views

Holy Kaw! Amber Mac sat down with Enchanted author, Alltop founder and all-around digital maven Guy Kawasaki for a Fast Company video interview. The topic: working smarter, being more productive. Tac Talks Leadership from HBS Social media influencer and biz consultant Tac Anderson talks to us from Harvard Business School about John Kotter’s latest book […]

Friday’s Video Views

Fallon Does Sheen As if we haven’t heard enough from America’s fastest one-million-follower man, late-nighter Jimmy Fallon not unexpectedly. got into the act. Who knew Guinness had a record for the fastest to a million? (via mashable) Test D̶r̶i̶v̶e̶ ̶ Ride Eyebrows raised when Google last year unveiled the first automobile to drive itself. Mashable‘s […]

Friday’s Video Views

De-Friend-Nation I’d hate to be the Facebook user that late night ascendant Jimmy Kimmel calls out in his monologue this week. But few can argue with his point. Right? Kimmel has started a movement he’s calling “National Unfriend Day.” (via mashable.) Henry & Chris Business Insider’s legendary founder Henry Blodget sits down (for 40 minutes) […]

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 […]

Friday’s Video Views

Brian Solis Talks Old and New Media I don’t entirely subscribe to the notion that traditional media is somehow irrelevant. After all, doesn’t the Twittersphere light up with RT fever when The Times or one of journalism’s mainstays posts a well-reported story? Still, Solis is right in describing the shift that must occur within news […]

Friday’s Video Views

This week’s edition of Video Views features the always edgy Michael Wolff, the always cutting-edgy Robert Scoble, Conde Nast’s wired consumer marketing prexy, Yahoo on the Cote D’Azur, Omnicom’s Porter Novelli on women and social media, and the great American uniter — soccer. Newser’s Newsmaker-in-Chief on News Corp’s Newsmaker-in-Chief No stranger to these pages, Newser‘s, […]

Friday’s Video Views

This week’s edition has David Kirkpatrick on his Facebook Effect and Techonomy, the iPad’s latest accessory, a New York Congressman’s opinion of BP’s spokespersons, Scoble’s next big thing in location-based companies, and Stephen Colbert’s PR-Mageddon. Zuckerberg: Grow First, Monetize Later The Business Insider’s Nich Carlson was one of the many interviews that Facebook Effect author […]