Saturday, July 25, 2009

Doug Rushkoff Redux

Following on from the post about Doug Rushkoff's ideas on a new CFO and Life, Incorporated, see Rushkoff's appearance on the Colbert Report.

There is very little Douglas Rushkoff says that isn't worth hearing.

At least twice.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Nick Givotovsky: A Proper Goodbye

Dean Landsman wrote this beautiful tribute to Nick. It's worth reading.

Monday, July 13, 2009

People, Thoughts, and Feelings

I find it fascinating that there's no such thing as a neutral expression on a the face of a healthy human being. Our thoughts and feelings are so connected that it's obvious when the latter is missing. The former seems gone as well.

See this post I blogged for Affect Labs.

Saturday, July 04, 2009

Proof of Concept: Working Social Media

For those of you struggling with what social media can do, here's a wonderful proof of concept.

This parody of West Side Story (and social media) was designed and distributed to enact, rather than show, how social media functions, its impact on those who participate, and how to market its producers at the same time.

You want to see how fast and widely it spread? Do a search for comments on Twitter. See how many hits it got that instigated public endorsement.