Category Archives: disruption

For $5, I will…

Want to be a social media strategist, designer, programmer, writer, session musician, backup singer, coach, financial consultant, virtual assistant, or prankster … or just want to exercise your creative muscle in ways that your day job just doesn’t, can’t, or … Continue reading

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Eyes on the Prize–What Your Fovea Say About Your Engagement

Software that tracks a viewer’s habits through a monitor attached to the TV offered by TVision Insights. Gladwell traced eye focus back to Sesame Street’s use of the Distractor that measured “stickiness” to the pre-schoolers watching the show in his book, … Continue reading

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Never Enough Time In The Day

Of all the things I am interested in and all the new challenges in my life, a couple of overarching themes that impact whether anything gets done are time and money. There is never enough of it to get things … Continue reading

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Napster Pioneer Funds Institute for Cancer Research Collaboration

  Sean Parker is donating $250 million to start the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy and bring researchers together, including Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center. Sean Parker’s early fame was as a disrupter, allowing millions of music fans to share music … Continue reading

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Dieselgate – A site is born

Over the past month I have posted several blog posts around two issues I have been experiencing with Audi.  I am happy to say that one of my issues has been corrected.  It took 5 months and countless interactions for … Continue reading

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The Internet of Things – how far away are we?

I have to admit, I have been unsure what people mean when they say “the internet of things”, otherwise known as the IoT. I wasn’t sure if it was an actually thing or a concept or just simply a phrase … Continue reading

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Getting A Gainful Job In A Digital Environment

A consumer’s attention is the new currency and if you can can capture that via your digital platform, then you’re only 30% there.  As our Google reading assignments pointed out this week, almost gone are the days where everything is … Continue reading

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The disruption of social media

Since Facebook’s emergence about 12 years ago, we have seen our culture change at an incredible rate. We can tie this change to both social media, and mobility, which combined have connected more people, more often. While this is the case, … Continue reading

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Sky’s the Limit for Taxi App Uber with On-Demand Helicopter Joint Venture

Uber has left the ground as it explores an on-demand  helicopter services for clients hoping to get from point A to point B even faster than Uber’s four-wheeled taxis. Airbus Group SE will provide helicopters to Uber Technologies Inc. for … Continue reading

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The MOOC Merger

Everyone knows traditional education models are going to change sooner rather than later. In recent news, Sweet Briar College, a small liberal arts college announced it is shutting its doors at the end of the 2015 spring semester. That isn’t … Continue reading

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