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HR, Twitter and Osama bin Laden

HR, Twitter and Osama bin Laden

Oct 2, 2013

Yeah – I’m going to write about this.  I just finished watching Zero Dark Thirty on the plane, and I’m thinking back to that day.  I remember landing in the Chicago airport, booting up my phone and checking Twitter.  Scrolling through the feed, one caught my eye: “bin Laden is down.”  The tweet was more than a couple hours old...

Meaningful Experiences in Web 2.0

Meaningful Experiences in Web 2.0

Nov 15, 2010

I’ve complained about information overload before.  As we get into lists and networks and blogs, and microblogs, we subject ourselves to information from increasingly diverse sources.  Some of these are annoying sources that we wish we didn’t have anything to do with (your nephew’s farmville updates on Facebook), while others are truly valuable if you...

Immediacy without Details

Immediacy without Details

Jun 9, 2010

I’ll have to be honest – I’m having a really hard time with some of the new technology.  I’m supposed to be a technologist and be up on all the latest stuff.  But I find myself at odds with some of the theory and philosophy.  There seems to be an emerging sense of immediacy and generality emerging in communications that I don’t like, and this blog...

Getting on the Non-Social-Media Bandwagon

A friend of mine was recently telling me about taking his son and son’s friends to a movie.  At the end, rather that talking to each other , they all got on their cell phones and started texting each other and friends who were not there about the movie.  It was described to me as one of those revealing moments where my friend realized that the way we...

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