One of the biggest changes that social media brought about was around content creation. In the early 2000s, anyone with access to the Internet and a minimal amount of technical skill, could be heard. Blogs were one of the first mediums people utilized to express themselves and from there the evolution continued. This evolution has gone through …

Link to Embrace the Remix (Ted Talk)

This is a great TED Talk about from @remixeverything about how creativity is the ability to take pieces of what has influenced you and put them together in a unique way.  This sentiment is shared by Malcom Gladwell with respect to Steve Jobs. (Living/breathing Tweet below.) Malcolm Gladwell on Steve Jobs, “the tweaker”: his sensibility was “editorial, …

Link to Will App.net lead the way for social monetization? (video)

This is a great video from @daltonc, the founder of App.net. App.net aims to create a Twitter-like service without utilizing advertising to support their business. (I remember several years ago, when Twitter was still shiny and new, someone launched a survey to find out if people would be willing to pay for Twitter and the …

I’m a huge fan of Instagram and have grown to appreciate the app, its functionality and how pics can be shared via Foursquare and Tumblr. I’ve also been a fan of music for many moons and I’m beginning to appreciate SoundCloud and the remixes/community I’m exposed to. For me, music is a visual thing where imagery goes …

I’m excited to announce that I will be apart of the Digital Marketing Summit on the 24th of this month at Daniels College of Business. (Details to attend can be found here.) I’ll be talking about the business impact of the following items: Post-PC Era – Smartphones/tablets are the digital consumer devices of choice. What …

Link to Spatially aware devices (video)

Great example of how NFC can make sharing between devices seamless and intuitive. Enjoy!

Just in case you were confused. I did not misspell s p o t l i g h t. We’re all pressed for time these days. I can honestly say that the only real downtime I get now is sleep. Just about every other moment in my life is filled with something to do. Family! Something …

I’ve posted about Amex as being one of the more forward thinking BIG companies out there when it comes to mobile social with recent offerings though Twitter and Foursquare. I’m convinced that one of the next things that Amex will offer is the ability for consumers to link their accounts with their Klout score. It …

Today I got a chance to talk to @jmburros of GetGlue. I had missed his presentation at #BigBoulder and was happy when he reached out after the event and offered to discuss how data is impacting GetGlue. I had four questions prepared . . . Q: What was your biggest takeaway from Big Boulder? A: …

Link to Future Augmented Reality?

This is pretty creepy but shows you where things could go with augmented reality.