Category Archives: Technology

We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Badges! Or Do We?

During the NBA Finals this year I did something I never thought I’d do. I intentionally checked in on Foursquare when I wasn’t planning to go somewhere, just to get a badge. For the finals between the Lakers and Celtics, the NBA partnered with Foursquare to offer team badges. “Go Lakers!” comments with any check-in earned the user a Lakers badge; “Go Celtics!” comments earned the Celtics badge. Continue reading

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iPhone Home Screen for the Social App Addict

Courtesy of yours truly (yes, this is my newest home screen): Also, a MUST READ on social app addiction: David Berkowitz’s latest post, “Checking In, Checking Out” on his Inside the Marketers Studio Blog.

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Tweet(s) of the Day: January 27, 2010: iPad, Zinn, Hawk

January 27, 2010 was a big day. So big, in fact, that I can’t limit my “tweet of the day” to just one tweet.Therefore, I’ve picked a few key tweets that encapsulate the biggest moments of today (at least in … Continue reading

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Tweet of the Day: January 26, 2010

Today’s “Tweet of the Day” is awarded to digital advertising agency R/GA for their sarcastic commentary on the tomorrow’s highly anticipated (to put it mildly), hotly-rumored Apple new product announcement. Continue reading

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Dear NFL: If You Build It, We Will Pay

College football season just ended. NFL playoffs kicked off this weekend. We’re just getting into conference play in college basketball. And yet what am I excited about? The 2010 baseball season – 3 months away. As you most likely know, … Continue reading

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Homer Simpson: The Everyman’s Fail Whale

[via gizmodo]

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Sprint Knows What’s Happening “Now”. Does That Sway Mobile Consumers?

Brilliant, brilliant ad from Sprint. I love this commercial about 10,000 times more than Dan Hesse’s attempt to be personal while showing no personality whatsoever. Sprint can certainly market that they are in touch with what  today’s digital consumers are … Continue reading

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How Cool is Your Email Client?

I got a tweet this morning from @JesseNewhart, retweeting a blog post about how Gmail only makes up 5% of email client usage. What I was surprised to see when i clicked, however, was the list of email clients included … Continue reading

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