It’s been a rough week for our country. Old wounds from 9/11 reopened with the news of the bombings at the Boston Marathon. That old fear, anger and despondency reignited with each new report, each fresh meme and each new photograph. Continue reading
If you’re a small business owner (writers this means you too!) looking to DIY your online marketing solution, the amount of information you’re faced with daily, in terms of marketing and web 3.0 technologies, is overwhelming. It can be difficult for the layman or beginner, to know what information is helpful and what is just plain unnecessary.
Because of that, and because I cannot possible tackle all these topics myself and still have time to write for folks like you, I’ve decided to post a sort “Best of,” blog from time to time. I do this in the hopes of helping you parse the available information out there into something convenient, useable and easy to implement. Continue reading
“Knowledge in the form of an informational commodity indispensable to productive power is already, and will continue to be, a major –perhaps the major –stake in the worldwide competition for power. It is conceivable that the nation-states will one day fight for control of information, just as they battled in the past for control over territory, and afterwards for control over access to and exploitation of raw materials and cheap labor.”
— Philosopher, Jean-François Lyotard, Author of The Postmodern Condition
Everyone’s been spending a lot of time debating whether Google+ is out for Facebook or Twitter and if they will be successful or not. After playing with the tool and pulling back to take a look at the big picture, I’m more of a mind to believe Google’s target is something a bit more ambitious — total information domination. Continue reading