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.
Truth: Some Apps Simply Shouldn’t Exist At All
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.
The Shortest Distance To Trust Is Not Through Technology
We love our technologies. And why shouldn’t we? Technology has transformed daily life and made much of what we do today vastly more efficient than we could possibly have imagined. Our mobile technologies have become extensions of our brains, always at hand to assist us in accessing information and providing feedback on the world around […]
Klout, IQ and Reification – Why Trying To Measure Influence Is Dangerous
“Klout matters to employers.” When I read that bold headline in Todd Bacile’s post, Florida State University class using Klout to determine student grades, I had a visceral reaction. Why? First, because Klout really only matters to a very small percentage of employers in a niche of the business world, and second, because I wouldn’t […]
Enabling User Generated Photo Galleries – SlideChute
Add User-Generated Photos to Your Site This post is a test a new service/tool from the mind of Gregarious Narin and his team. It is called, SlideChute. The concept behind this tool, still in beta, is simple… it enables users in a community to upload photos to be included on a page or a post. It […]
Should You Buy The New Lytro Camera? Probably Not.
I’m A Sucker For New Technology. Playing with a new gizmo brings me an incredible level of joy. This is true even if the technology proves itself not quiet ready for prime time. So I ordered the revolutionary Lytro, the first consumer focused plenoptic camera, also known as a light-field camera, without a single moment […]