CNN is one of the resources that I keep open during the day and today I saw a new icon next to some of the latest news stories; highlighted below. I clicked on the icon and apparently CNN now sells t-shirts featuring news headlines. I selected the Sinkhole gulps entire lane of highway and the …

A couple of months ago, Hayden Sutherland of Ideal Interface contacted me in regards to the potential of the corporate social graph; a concept we had come up separately and had been thinking about. After several emails, Hayden presented me with some questions to get my opinion on the details surrounding the corporate social graph. …

For many years marketers have been developing strategies and tactics that focused on distribution. The goal of television, radio and print was to get as many eyeballs and “earballs” on the material. Overtime this created a generation of the promotionally challenged; people that don’t see or hear advertising. It’s something we don’t even think about. …

For those of you keeping score, my first four posts focused on the kinds of relationships businesses can have with their clients online. These relationships in my mind went from the as shallow as possible to as deep as possible. We started with the concept of findability and the fact that the Internet is a …

When I surf the Internet, I search using Google or Ask’s images tab. I have found that by looking at the “raw materials” that make up a site, I can get a better sense of the site’s quality. The other thing that is brought to light by this is the fact that I don’t like …

I was talking with a friend of mine about the MacBook Air and how amazing it is. We collectively wondered how thin a laptop could get before we, as tactile people, could not deal with it. (This is one of the reasons I prefer the Helio Ocean over the iPhone.) I have also been thinking …

I have been blogging since the middle of last year and have been reading blogs since 2005. I think about this every time I post. Am I using the right media to make this stick? How will I be doing this in two years? The following option is one possible direction/analogy. There are the standard …

OpenID + Data Portability + Mobile Number + Persona Control = Personalized Marketing The original idea behind OpenID (much like Microsoft Passport) was to provide a single login to allow user-members to go from site to site without having to sign-in to each one separately. Now that browsers keep track of your login information the …

I just found out that Verizon has won the coveted C-Block spectrum. There has been a lot of speculation about who had won the FCC specified, open spectrum with Verizon leading the pack with respect to the rumors. Google is not in the business of managing mobile networks and most likely entered the auction to …