Link to Lego’s excellent use of augmented reality

Lego’s product demo shown below is a great use of augmented reality. Enjoy!

Yesterday Facebook announced that it was simplifying privacy and launched a massive PR campaign to prove it.  Assuming they can get over this little issue of privacy, they stand to own a huge chunk of advertising. Yah. I know. Big deal. Advertising is not cool nor does it work. 2% click-through!?!?!? Are you kidding. But …

Green Foam is a business a that creates and recycles surfboard cores. The dirty not-so-secret of the surfing industry for years was that in order to create the cores for surfboards required the use of noxious/pollutant materials. When Clark Foam shut down in 2005 after being in business since 1961, it left a huge void …

Simon Sinek makes some excellent points in this TED video but I have to admit, I don’t agree. Just in case you don’t watch the video, his supposition is that why something is done is the most important thing when creating products, services or anything for that matter. I believe intent is important and have …

Link to Geocaching the treasure hunt!

The game Geocaching has been around for a while but has recently swung into my view because my kids are now old enough to appreciate. Enjoy!

I keep hearing people that say mobile (web/app) needs to be “stupid simple” for people to use and although I do believe that usability is important, mobile does not need to be stupid simple. It needs to be smart. Smart like a Swiss army knife. For mobile, smart is: Easy to use interface – Usability …

Link to Facebook in real life (video)

Almost as funny as the Twitter life cartoon. Enjoy!

Most of the time, when I talk to entrepreneurs about what can and can’t be done, they see the potential limitation as a function of the technology. Well, I’m here to tell you that technology isn’t the issue. Just about anything short of time travel (which Google is currently working on) can be done. Technology …

The web 3.0 video below reviews the concept of the semantic web and frames it in a way that most can understand. It’s worth watching and the focus of the semantic web is context. “Joshua wrote the post” or “Sarah watched the movie”. This is something that Google doesn’t do. They’re trying to do it …

The Plecostomus is a fish that’s commonly referred to as a sucker fish. It uses it’s mouth to adhere itself to the side of the fish tank, feeding off of the algae but the most amazing thing about this fish is that it grows to a size that “best fits” the tank. Maybe other fish …