My fellow traveler read my powerpoint from behind me on the airplane. And my car service driver watched it live on the web. Certainly my 'private' presentation to the TEDx community was more public than I ever imagined.
It seems fitting that Anthony Weiner's surrealistic meltdown of a press conference came on the same day that Steve Jobs unveiled another path to making our lives more virtual, more convenient, and more risky.
NASA launches have become so routine that the media barely take notice. After 125 missions, perhaps this is to be expected. We can get used to almost anything, taking for granted what our energy, ingenuity, and dreams have granted us.
With the net, we have a counterweight to government and media. So the net is not a subset of lands we now know. It is not a a new land. It is the public sphere. Or it can be. It is up to us to protect it.
Co-Author, 'The Power of Real-Time Social Media Marketing'
Yes, Facebook presents the possibility of a massive marketplace, some 700 million strong. And a viral video can garner millions of views. But coaxing that interest into a transaction remains the brass ring everyone's grabbing for.
To combat new technologies Hollywood could try a tactic it's used before by vastly improving the "movie-going experience," perhaps with such a quantum leap in visual quality as to keep people streaming to the multiplex.
As Microsoft did a number of years ago, Apple needs to admit it has security issues and not only provide technology fixes but also education to help its customers understand that using a Mac, while nice, is not all worry-free.
NYC writer focusing on women's issues; co-founder, cultureID
The BlogWorld and New Media Expo, recently held in New York City, was packed with panels and content based on a series of different "tracks." Content creation, publicity, mobile, branding, media, and monetization were just a few of the offerings.
Loyal3 could help answer the question of how Facebook might both go public and retain its independence and innovativeness, without being crushed by Wall Street's shortsighted pursuit of quarterly profit.
A new YouTube manifesto from someone claiming to speak for Anonymous calls on everyone in the online world to join a revolt against governments and corporations that are intent upon stifling free speech online.
About 18 months after Avatar turned everyone into a 3D fanatic, the 'cool' factor is wearing off, as audiences are realizing that most 3D isn't going to blow their minds or take them to another world of immersion.