Link to Sandy Japanese QR code (video)

QR Codes have been in Japan for years and I just found this creative application online. (Funny using something physical to create something digital.)

Data portability is a concept that’s been around for a longtime. The initial concept was focused on single sign-on, which meant you could go from site to site (wherever you had a membership) without having to log in. Of course businesses wanted this because they could get a better sense of who you were as …

Link to The all iPhone band?

I tweeted months ago, wondering how long it would be before we saw an iPhone instrument only band. The band, ATOMIC TOM, did this out of necessity (their instruments were stolen) but it sounds pretty good. Waiting for the all iPhone instruments studio album.

When I posted about the immediate future of retail (and how retailers need to empower employees) , I focused primarily on the impact that the mobile, social consumer would have on brick and mortar businesses. After getting back from the Shop.org conference I realized that retailers are going to need to empower their employees with …

Not sure what QR reader you have but I love Optiscan. Which ever one you use, you should scan this. AMAZING!

Link to Kamchatka: an agency that lives within Twitter.

Saw this on The Denver Egotist. Interesting concept for an agency/site – called Kamchatka. Businesses are already doing this in a way by having a LinkedIn account, Facebook page, Flickr page, YouTube channel. This just stretches it to it’s thinnest. What do you think?

Samurai Jack is an animated series that ran on Cartoon Network from 2001 to 2004. Jack is a soft spoken, man of action that battles his nemesis Aku, throughout many eras. I was and am a fan. Yes. I’m a geek. But before you pass judgment it’s important to remember; no one is cool. My …

So . . . I recently saw some stats about people accessing Facebook and Twitter via their mobile devices and the numbers are pretty compelling. Access to social networks from mobile browsers increased from 22.9% to 30.8% (1.2009 – 1.2010) Facebook site traffic from mobile browsers increased from 11,8 million to 25.5 million (1.2009 – …

Link to shopkick it to the curb!

shopkick! A great example of a checkin-based loyalty programs.

I’ve been talking to many businesses about where they should be focusing their energies, in regards to mobile site vs. app vs. iPad app vs enormous movable flaming billboard. After listening to many business talk about the performance of their iPad apps vs their site (some selling twice as many items through their iPad app …