Hanging out with the Black Eyed Peas

Saturday, October 1st, 2011

Well, I did not exactly hang out with and the Black Eyed Peas – just with the scores of fans who responded to’s open invitation to participate in a Black Eyed Peas Google+ Hangout at 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time before a September 30 show at Central Park. The ...

Why Amazon and Netflix don’t always know best

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

It’s far too easy to allow ourselves to be led around by the nose. Amazon tells us what to buy. Netflix and Pandora suggest movies and music based on our tastes. Facebook and Google+ suggest friends to us. Twitter tells us whom to follow. But those tools reinforce what we know already. ...

We are all content hustlers

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

It’s ironic Google+ allowed the digital elites such as Chris Brogan early access to Google+ while asking corporations to hold off creating brand profiles. Just about everyone I know on Google+ (including me) uses the social platform to hustle their own content as well as any corporation could. We are all ...