Author Archives: li.gar

How will I do it?

Social media has become a ‘must’ for most organizations, groups, and institutions. Having a Facebook page or Twitter account has become embedded into business strategies for marketing, constituent/customer communication, and recruiting. Like many of us discovered in this class, social … Continue reading

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Is an airline disruptor possible?

from https://hbr.org/2016/05/the-reason-air-travel-is-terrible-and-so-few-airlines-are-profitable Our user-powered environments have granted us more access and power to choose– from having fresh produce delivered at our doorstep within hours, to $3 rideshare, to watching the trending TV show or movie by paying $10 a month … Continue reading

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See what women feel

“The key to getting people to change their behavior, in other words, sometimes lies with the smallest details of their immediate situation. The Power of Context says that human beings are a lot more sensitive to their environment than they … Continue reading

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How to organize to overthrow your government

On March 10th the Constitutional Court in South Korea upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun Hye amid some major political scandals and public outcry by millions of citizens over a period of four months. In December university students and … Continue reading

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Access to Technology and Data

The Age of Context boasts the wonders of the five forces and their vital role in improving our lives and communities. The forces — mobile, social media, data, sensors, and location– have already changed the spectrum and landscape in providing … Continue reading

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Facebook Live for the Virtual Organization

Remember Chewbacca Mom? In May of 2016 Candace Payne took to Facebook from the driver’s seat of her car to live broadcast her excitement about a mask of Star War’s Chewbacca she had just bought. Between uncontrollable bursts of laughter … Continue reading

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Your Digital Civil Rights

from Note to Self We have become accustomed to the idea that we are being watched and that information about our locations, moods, contacts, things we like and don’t like, etc. exists in databases at the ready for retrieval when … Continue reading

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