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 …

I just finished reading a new O’Reilly book by Gabe Zichermann & Christopher Cunningham (site here) entitled Gamification by Design and I strongly encourage you – yes you – to read it. Just in case you thought that gamification has anything to do gaming, let me assure you: that it doesn’t. Some of the easiest examples …

Link to Sharing my love for Infographics (video)

This is a great video that talks about the benefits of Infographics and here is a link that shows some great Infographics around social media. I encourage my students, when doing research, to go to the Google images tab and search on the subject matter and include the term infographics at the end of the search …

Link to How to go after a niche market without destroying it

We all know by now that you can’t test something without inadvertently influencing the outcome. The same can be said for marketing to a niche. A niche is an ecosystem unto itself and unless you’re already a part of that niche, your participation will impact the health and wellbeing of the ecosystem. Here are some things I’ve …

Link to Technology Loop by Portlandia (video)

Great skit on how bad it can get when you’re drinking from the fire hose, called tech!

Tonight I was at the movies with my kids. We were seeing Kung Fu Panda 2 – again – and my wife texted me that Steve Jobs had passed away. I was in complete shock. We all knew he’d been sick for many years but you just don’t think it will happen. Today. And it …

So . . . today, my wife says, “Hey honey. Why don’t we go to Red Rocks and take some pictures on Instagram and publish them to Foursquare. After my brain did several summer-salts for a couple of seconds I tried to figure out when the aliens had managed to grab my wife and replaced …

Link to Disney AppMATes (video)

Disney has launched a new line of Cars themed toys called AppMATes. Amazing!

I saw this chart on Silicon Alley Insider (if you couldn’t guess from the image header) and you have to wonder how much more of an incline the Facebook line would have if they included the traffic from the Facebook app.

I got to sit down with Martin May on Wednesday to talk about his latest venture Forkly. The last time I interviewed Martin was three years ago when he and Brady Becker were in the midst of building out Brightkite. It’s been three years and much as changed. I asked Martin how it was different …