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I stole this video from The Denver Egotist. It’s a great example of the amazing quality of the iPhone 4S video. Try full screen. (It’s even better if you plug your ears.) Enjoy! Benjamin Dowie on Vimeo.

Back in May, Moby released his latest effort, Destroyed, utilizing new media in a very creative way. His microsite features an interactive map with pictures at various locations. These are images highlighted by white dots were taken by Moby while he was touring and recording his album. The black dots mark the location of Instagram …

About 3 weeks ago I dropped my iPhone. The screen cracked, but it still worked and I bought it at Best Buy for their $15 a month protection plan that allows you to get a new one if anything happens to it. (Other than submersion; which I don’t get. An accident is an accident.) I …

I have student in my Information Technology Strategy class that has what we all like to call, a “good problem”. They’ve released an app called Who’s Like Me (not site yet) and has had some success with the number of downloads. The issue is, these downloads are happening nowhere near the US target market. In short, the …

I keep hearing this question. Well, actually it’s more like, “Does my business need an app?” but you get the idea. The answer is, of course; it depends! It depends on whether your business has a brand. (Yes. There are many companies with almost no brand and some make quite a lot of money.) Apps …

Oh yeah. I’m sure it’s totally safe. Now if it could just get the stop lights to last longer, so I can get that ever important text message out. (Love the disclaimer at the end.) Enjoy the video!

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I’ve just finished a book by PSFK consulting called Future of Retail. (I strongly encourage you to follow them on Twitter; @psfk. Inspiring material.) The book is a nice tour through all of the technologies/behaviors/trends that’re impacting retail. Instead of reviewing each trend I thought it would be better to list the examples they sited …