Social automation at any level is a bad thing in a lot of people’s minds. But it doesn’t have to be. As with everything else, our behavior makes a tool good or bad. If your social streams are valuable to you, automation can be a huge help in creating content.
I predict our predictive future is closer than we think and that Google and others will get scary good at it. Why? Because we are willing to share everything.
I have a fundamental disagreement with Spencer Rascoff’s statement, “before the internet, a great agent just had to be an information gatekeeper.” My pre-internet agent was far from being a simple gatekeeper to information.
Fearing this might just be a publicity stunt designed to gain attention, despite the founder’s claims otherwise, I wasn’t going to write about this today. Providing this idiocy with more attention, even negative attention, might just help the founders raise the funding from Silicon Valley they are apparently seeking. But I decided to write anyway.
This weekend I uploaded my 1000th video to the “Jeff Turner” YouTube channel. Only a few hundred are public. The rest are private or unlisted. Only my family or those I specifically share an unlisted link with can view them. I don’t attempt to make money off of them. I don’t seek to optimize them […]
I live in Los Angeles, so I spend more than my share of time stuck in traffic. Often, to make the best use of that time I’ll try to set up phone calls to handle during the slow drive. If I’ve set an appointment in my Google Calendar, it will “usually” send me a text […]