Paper.li – content aggregation for the easily frightened

Content. We're not so much waving in it, as drowning. IDC says that in 2011 we created 1.8 zettabytes (or 1.8 trillion GBs) of information. In 2012 it reached 2.8 zettabytes and IDC now forecasts that we will generate 40 zettabytes (ZB) by 2020. Of course, that's not all human-readable data but I've been looking around … Continue reading Paper.li – content aggregation for the easily frightened

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#NewsSonnet 2: KKK, Rochester, NoTW, Brains

News sonnets: current affairs in three  iambic pentameter quatrains of alternating rhyme and a couplet. The KKK has been Anonymized Their concealment, by the masked, unconcealed. So will disguise be, by the disguised Unmasked? The pointed, burning truth revealed? Andy Coulson served all five months, is freed. Hang on. Eighteen into five doesn't go. Rebekaaaaaaaaah … Continue reading #NewsSonnet 2: KKK, Rochester, NoTW, Brains

The old web is dying and I’m not sure I like the new one

BlogPulse has no pulse So I was playing around with dashboards and the like yesterday  - as one does - and noticed that BlogPulse has disappeared. BlogPulse was not the greatest blog search engine around, but it was the only one offering anything like useable charts. So, given that Technorati charts disappeared years ago (although … Continue reading The old web is dying and I’m not sure I like the new one

What’s the ROI of “Merry Christmas?”: Measuring the Effectiveness of Holiday Cards – The Measurement Standard: Blog Edition

As I deleted my 100th electronic Christmas card, all I felt was annoyance -- rather than merry or joyous or whatever it was supposed to make me feel. A good 50% of these mostly cold and soulless emails were from PR firms I’d never heard of. I assume they got my name from Klout or Cision or … Continue reading What’s the ROI of “Merry Christmas?”: Measuring the Effectiveness of Holiday Cards – The Measurement Standard: Blog Edition

30 Social Media Predictions for 2012 From the Pros | Social Media Examiner

How will social media impact businesses in 2012? We sought expert opinions from a wide range of pros you’re likely familiar with. We are grateful for the dozens of social media professionals who have written over 600 articles for us since we started Social Media Examiner in October 2009. To give you a glimpse of … Continue reading 30 Social Media Predictions for 2012 From the Pros | Social Media Examiner