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My 2 cents on Google’s “Mobilegeddon”

Google, the preeminent leader in search, launched an algorithm yesterday that favors sites that are “mobile-friendly.” What does that mean? It means that people who use Google to search on their smartphone will see different results at the top of the rankings based on a website having mobile-friendly pages – makes sense…. If you are […]

Trends to Watch in 2015

Mobile Wallets Go Mainstream It will finally become possible to step out of the house with nothing but your smartphone this year. Whether it’s payments, loyalty cards, reward programs or ID’s, in 2015 you’ll see more people whip out their smartphones vs. digging through wallets and purses. With iPhone activations at record levels: and Apple […]

Pleasently Shocked by “Present Shock”

“Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now” is a new book from Douglas Rushkoff that introduces the phenomenon of “presentism”, or as the title describes – “present shock” (since many of us are finding it hard to adapt to the “new normal”.) The title of the book is a play off of Alvin Toffler’s 1970 book, […]

He’s keeping and bearing his arms – “It’s a matter of interpretation.”

The recent massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary must serve as a turning point in this countries relationship with guns. It’s time for stricter gun control. The NRA has systematically fought for the WRONG interpretation of the 2nd Amendment in the interest of the Gun Manufacturing Industry, not the people, not the state, not its members: […]

No words.

He’s gone. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They […]

Love this quote.

“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone.” Swami Vivekananda

10 Years Later

I can’t believe how much time has passed. Today…. Here’s a compilation of some outstanding Sept 11 multimedia packages commemorating the 10th anniversary of that day. Ten years. USA Today | How 9/11 changed America TIME | Beyond 9/11 AP | Ten years later, an impact on the world Architect’s Newspaper | Making meaning Washington […]