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THINKING OUT LOUD:How Successful NetworksNurture Good Ideas

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 07:26:54 +0000

Maybe not to you, but to me these DAILY stats came as a shock: 154.6 billion emails 400 million tweets 16 billion words on Facebook 52 TRILLION words on email and social media* (*equivalent to 520 million books) Said stats appeared in the October issue of the Wired written by [more]

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Yadda Yadda Yadda …

Thu, 27 Jun 2013 17:10:04 +0000

Tom was tweeting about Big Data & Gamification & Algorithmic determinism this morning. Though the thread here is not 100% transparent, we thought you might be amused. Tom's tweets: As I dig deeper into big data/algorithmic determinism/gamification I am appropriately impressed but feel as if the world is being sterilized. [more]

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From Outraged to Open-minded

Thu, 20 Jun 2013 13:18:36 +0000

A couple of years ago, Wired editor-in-chief Chris Anderson authored a cover story titled "The Petabyte Age." The use of "big data" (more or less everything, not a sample) and the attendant primacy of correlation over causation as the basis for discovery was described thus: "The data deluge makes the [more]

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Algorithms Rule!?

Fri, 19 Apr 2013 13:57:23 +0000

From the extraordinary/chastening book Automate This: How Algorithms Came to Rule Our World, by Christopher Steiner: "... The audience then voted on the identity of each composition.* [Music theory professor and contest organizer] Larson's pride took a ding when his piece was fingered as that belonging to the computer. When [more]

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International Women's Day

Fri, 08 Mar 2013 16:32:15 +0000

Happy International Women's Day! This may not be a traditional gift-giving holiday, but I thought I'd give your curiosity a gift today. Patricia Martin (disclosure: she's a client of mine, not Tom's) has pulled together a list of Top Women (you've probably never heard of) Shaping Digital Culture. These are [more]

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Google Authorship, Google+ & Business

Mon, 11 Feb 2013 20:24:04 +0000

The buzz around Google Authorship is gaining serious momentum. Why should you pay attention? Google Authorship gives credit where credit is due. For all those writers whose writing can be found in various places on the Web, it's the long-overdue feature that links your identity to your writing in a [more]

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Solo Speech After-party

Tue, 29 Mar 2011 14:43:50 +0000

Giving a speech is [for me] a primal act. It is the ultimate in being purely "alive." At its end I die. The exhaustion leads to odd thought patterns. I've been thinking about Kurzweil's singularity a lot. And juxtaposing it with my work. I have no idea what the singularity [more]

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An Amateur’s View of Social MediaCirca May 2010Disorganized Musings

Fri, 28 May 2010 16:20:39 +0000

On the evening of May 26, I made my first "presentation" (an informal talk) on social media. The affair, called "Sweets & Tweets," was held in Georgetown and hosted by corporate social media consultant Debbie Weil. I participate in social media somewhat myself, but in no way, shape, or form [more]

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Circa May 2010
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Been Hacked? There's Hope.

Wed, 21 Apr 2010 13:38:18 +0000

[Our guest blogger is John O'Leary. It seems Erik called him upon receiving spam from John's email address. The conversation led to this idea. The post is a re-blog from John's website.] One nice thing about being repeatedly hacked in your email and social networking accounts is hearing back from [more]

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TomChirp #3

Wed, 13 May 2009 12:45:56 +0000

Obama to double research budget to 3% of GDP—great. No baloney Cyber Command to be birthed—very, very great; very, very overdue.

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