The Heart of Brand Innovation May Be In Retail

Posted on Jan 1, 2014 in Big Ideas, Emerging Technology, Retail | One Comment
The Heart of Brand Innovation May Be In Retail

To say I’ve failed in keeping up with my blog would be an understatement. I made one post all year, and yet, so much has changed. I’ve found myself at a new agency (TracyLocke), in a new role, doing a new kind of marketing: Shopper & Retail. Dare I say, the most challenging I’ve ever […]

The Maturation of Social, and My Race Towards A Smarter, More Connected World

The Maturation of Social, and My Race Towards A Smarter, More Connected World

Ironic as it is coming from a heathen such as myself, social exhibits some of the same growth patterns as Christianity. When it was “discovered,” it gave rise to a variety of denominational beliefs, each with their own interpretations of a shared holy text. Similarly, everyone has been learning social as they went along, sprouting […]

The Semantic Web and Its Limitations on New Human Experiences

The Semantic Web and Its Limitations on New Human Experiences

I was having a conversation with a co-worker about what was going to be my next blog post, and something she said inspired me to switch gears and take a slight detour. Not that I’m an expert on the subject, but I find the semantic web, and its theorized possibilities, absolutely fascinating. Imagine a world […]

The Soul of Social Media, And Why “Agency” Shouldn’t Be A Bad Word

The Soul of Social Media, And Why “Agency” Shouldn’t Be A Bad Word

There’s something I’ve thought about for some time, and was perpetuated by Zach Lieberman, a speaker at the PSFK Conference last week. Lieberman, who is a creative technologist, had a talk about Engaging the Human Element, and “making deeply engaging, entertaining and meaningful interactions” through art and technology. He talked about the power of individuals, […]

Is The Apple Tablet The Future of Print Media? Multimedia? Everything?

Posted on Dec 24, 2009 in Apple, Emerging Technology | No Comments
Is The Apple Tablet The Future of Print Media? Multimedia? Everything?

As a gadget junkie, my primary interest has always been emerging technologies. Somehow, I’ve always had the room on my credit cards to support my habit, and the mentors to help foster it. The forthcoming Apple Tablet has always been something of much interest to me. I’ve been following its “development” for the better part […]