Making the point that you can use humor to 1. make a point, 2. stimulate a conversation or 3. make someone laugh. Enjoy April Fool’s Day!Read the rest of this entry »
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An over reliance on using the cheapest forms of communications by many entrepreneurs – particularly those outside the US – results in lost venture capital, lost customers and lost partners who simply could not hear what you had to say. So put Skype down and pick a regular phone to make all those critical calls (and they’re all critical by the way).Read the rest of this entry »
The use of Facebook and Twitter is fueling the growth of democracies in Egypt and Tunisia, respectively.
The printing press was invented in 1493 yet democracies did not truly begin in the modern era until 1776.
Facebook and Twitter are together less than six years old. Where will we be ten years from now?Read the rest of this entry »
What do the recent hacking events related to Wikileaks have to do with the Vietnam War? We’ve entered a new era of political protest (i.e. hacking) because we haven’t found a suitable alternative. Newspaper readership is declining and there is a need for new ways to protest. So what would you do today to protest the Vietnam War?Read the rest of this entry »
Citizens banding together in anonymous fashion to protest against an organization, person or event will grow in the years to come. We are already seeing this as evidenced in last week’s successful DDoS attack against the MPPA and RIAA websites. Perhaps it is the beginning of the anti-Facebook, anti-MySpace, generation?Read the rest of this entry »
Total apps downloaded at iTunes will soon exceed the total number of songs downloaded on iTunes. Who would have believed this to happen and to happen in such a short period of time.Read the rest of this entry »
We’re so busy trying to conjure up the next Facebook that we’re missing Facebookx10 opportunities. So start innovating outside the box (e.g. the Fifty States, the EU).Read the rest of this entry »
Ever more complex and burdensome features have been built into products in the mistaken belief that “more is better” as design has shifted away from actually engaging and listening to the end user.Read the rest of this entry »
12 easy steps to follow in order to begin designing products like Apple. Some serious some not so serious – for you to decide which is which.Read the rest of this entry »