Link to Mobile 2010: Year in review

Saw this great video on mobile growth for this past year. Enjoy!

So . . . I’ve been a fan of TechCrunch for many moons and when it was announced that they were going to be acquired by AOL (also known as SOL) I was somewhat more than skeptical. AOL has a long and storied history or ruining businesses they’ve acquired. Kind of that anti-midas touch. Everything …

Link to Get Flowd

This “story” has been out for a couple of weeks. Not sure it’s really a story. It’s shoes. Social media shoes. Specifically Facebook and Twitter. At first I thought; “Why would I mention this in my blog?”. The more that I look at them, the more I want a pair of Twitter pair. Check’em out!

This is my favorite part about Facebook search vs. Google search.

In April of 2009, Jeremiah Owyang defined what he believed would be the 5 eras of social networks. His list was: Era of Social Relationships: People connect to others and share Era of Social Functionality: Social networks become like operating system Era of Social Colonization: Every experience can now be social Era of Social Context: …

I just listened to a Shop.org webinar playback from Sucharita Mulpuru, VP and Principal Analyst, eBusiness/Forrester Research from November 15th. The focus of the presentation was to discuss the current state of mobile commerce. Overall there was some good information in the presentation and there was one analogy that “wasn’t quite right”. Sucharita points out that eCommerce currently …

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 …

I just watched the documentary It Might Get Loud which features Jack White of The White Stripes, The Edge of this little band called U2 and Jimmy Page of this painfully obscure group called Led Zeppelin. As you may have guessed, it’s a film about the love of guitars; specifically electric guitars. Now . . …