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Embrace the collision!

Instagram + 80s arcade game

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Was doing some research for class and this came up. I’ve never seen this and it makes given Google’s brand is the SERP.

Google’s SERP feedback?

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Checkout Whole Foods Pinterest board. What do you notice? Look again. It takes a couple of seconds. (Hint: Read the post title.) Social needs to be timely and seasonal is a kind of meta-timely. Login and rearrange your boards to be contextual. It’s like Tweeting about a Christmas event in March.

What season is it?

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#303 #303Day #Colorado #Denver #Boulder  

Happy 303 Day

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This post serves no purpose. I miss the old 4sq and found this beautiful example of flat 4sq design while researching for a post I did this past Saturday. That is all . . .

Foursquare eyecandy

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@simonowens posted a thoughtful piece on LinkedIn entitled Why Foursquare failed to reach escape velocity. I of course, have my perspective on why Foursquare has split/pivoted. (I tried to add my comment but LinkedIn wouldn’t allow me to comment. Probably too long.) Below is my comment. Simon – This is a pretty good post and have …

Why Foursquare failed to reach escape velocity

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I’ve been playing with the Starbucks app for awhile and I like some of the things it does. I especially like the geofences it creates when I select my favorite stores. (When you get close to one of your favorite locations, the app creates a push alert that essentially lets you know you’re close AND …

The Starbucks app needs to be more contexutal

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IMHO I pretty much nailed how privacy needs to be handled on a person-by-person level here. But we can’t even get to this point if we don’t solve one issue that 100% of everyone agrees needs to be solved. Security. As a consumer, I can’t even begin to worry about how you’re going to use …

The real issue with privacy

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As my students and I have walked around Kyoto and Tokyo, we’ve seen many people wearing surgical masks. I asked our guide today why people wore those and he told me it had nothing to do with pollution. It was because people have allergies or they are getting sick. He also mentioned that in times …

The reason for the mask

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I found this on Imgur and thought I would share it. I love Banksy this little piece definitely sums up what people find important these days. Repeat after me, “I must resonate.” I did an experiment about a year ago with my Instagram account. I had about 100 photos and 100 obligatory likes from friends …

Banksy + Instagram

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