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Facebook provides a lens of your life

Facebook is still only 12 years young and there are still plenty of people that remember LBF – Life Before Facebook. And even if Facebook usage is waning amongst millennials and Gen Z’ers (younger than Millennials), I would not bet … Continue reading

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First run movies at home won’t kill going to the movies

Last week Sean Parker (of Napster and Facebook fame) announced a new startup project, and as FORTUNE magazine put it “… called the Screening Room, that would allow users to pay to watch movies from home on the same day … Continue reading

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Is Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg among the best CEO ‘s in the U.S. today?

A few years ago it would have been unthinkable to consider twenty-something and millennial Mark Zuckerberg in the same vein as Jack Welch. But there I just did it and I think it’s worth consideration. Jack Welch was a terrific … Continue reading

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Snapchat is spreading faster than a virus – but it’s a good virus

If it had not been for my 19 year old daughter I only would have first heard about Snapchat today via a TechCrunch article – Snapchat is a photo sharing application in which photo messages are snapped, sent via MMS … Continue reading

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Annoying Automated Algorithmic ‘Suggestions’

I’m not sure if Amazon.com was the first company to offer crowd-sourced algorithmic suggestions of books I might like to read based on my browsing and buying history but certainly Amazon was one of the first.  I’ve written about this … Continue reading

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You’re raising a barn on Farmville – nobody cares

With Facebook’s successful IPO this past Friday Zynga (creator of Cityville, Words with Friends, Draw Something, Farmville, Frontierville and other ‘villes) has more motivation than ever to unwean itself from the mother ship that is Facebook since Facebook may come … Continue reading

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Gen Y has it tougher than it’s ever been before

It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Technology was supposed to make things easier and among other things aid in making twenty-something’s (i.e. Gen Y denizens) achieve more, make more money and contribute faster to society. It could be argued … Continue reading

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