Needless to say, I’m a fan of Flipboard and have been since it was released in 2010. I’ve enjoyed the media rich updates – streaming music and video – and embraced the idea of being able to curate your own magazine (on the web also) when it was released in June of this year. However, …

There is no such thing as a hardsell in social . . .

(Not sure why the preview isn’t showing. It’s a good one, I promise.)

Link to TED Talk by Paul Kemp-Robertson on branded currency

This is an amazing TED Talk by @contagiouspaul on branded currency such as Bitcoin, Tide(?) and  . . . sweat?!?!?! Enjoy!

Link to Youth Digital teaches 8-14 year olds how to code apps (video)
Link to Do social networks promote loneliness?

I found this video on Vimeo and it outlines some interesting points about relationships and how social networks contribute to feeling lonely. As with anything, I don’t agree with some points – like the motivation of people online: be very careful with generalizations – and yet it raises some interesting questions. Enjoy!

Before I start this post I don’t want anyone to think I’m picking on GetGlue. On the contrary. I like the app and even though I don’t watch much TV, I’d like to use the app more. As I was watching the #tourdefrance today I realized more than ever, I would like be to able …

I saw this amazing tweet map of Chicago on Wired and thought I’d share it. The red are tweets from iPhones and the green are from Android phones. Amazing data visualization!

Way back on May 25th, @jim_edwards of Business Insider claimed in this article that very few brands were actually on Tumblr. (Yes. I realize it’s almost July 25. I’ve been busy.) The article goes on to say that many brands that are on Tumblr, are squatting to save their URLs. What I find fascinating is …

Once again, I’m hearing over and over about how important content marketing is. (For those of you who are “young”, rest assured, we’ve heard this before and it has always been true. But for the purposes of illuminating how this works in an online world dominated by social media, I thought I’d take a moment …