Content marketing. Now here is a trending thing. Of course, from the earliest of days, content has been one of the primary areas of focus within the social media space, but it feels as though this thing ‘content marketing’ is now reaching some sort of critical attention mass.
A couple of years ago, at a massive conference of neuroscientists — 35,000 attendees, scores of sessions going at any given time — I wandered into a talk that I thought would be about consciousness but proved (wrong room) to be about grasshoppers and locusts.
To Tom Standage, “social media” is nothing new. Twitter and Facebook, he argues in his latest book, Writing on the Wall: Social Media - The First 2,000 Years, are simply the newest twists on an old form.
This contributed piece on the importance of APIs is from Brian Koles, Head of Business Development at ChallengePost. If I told you that I had a computer with the fastest processor and best display ever, but that it would never connect to the internet, you would likely consider it obsolete.
Who “owns” the NSA secrets leaked by Edward Snowden to reporters Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras? Given that eBay founder Pierre Omidyar just invested a quarter of a billion dollars to personally hire Greenwald and Poitras for his new for-profit media venture, it’s a question worth asking.
This is the fourth installment of a continuing series in which American events are described using the tropes and tone normally employed by the American media to describe events in other countries. WASHINGTON, D.C.
There’s a reason you’re seeing hashtags pop up in places outside your social news feeds. Those crisscrossed symbols are making their way into print ads, TV programs, and basically any medium at a marketer’s disposal.
- Too many solutions looking for problems, many will not survive. Look for the good ones that support crazy scale-out models. - Software is eating the world (Mark Andreessen said two years back). Developer is the king. But there are serious shortage of skills.
This site is an interpretation of my talk from Build, 2013. I’ve made some small adjustments to the original content to help translate it to a written essay. Thanks to Andy McMillan for inviting me to speak yet again. And thanks to you, for reading this little experiment.