Google Is Very Creepy [And That’s What Makes It So Awesome?]

The title belongs to writer Tony Bradley, not me, but I like the conclusion of his article in Forbes: I wouldn’t go so far as to say that privacy is “dead”. Suffice it to say, our relationship with privacy has changed as a function of the benefits we can receive in exchange for that privacy. … Continue reading Google Is Very Creepy [And That’s What Makes It So Awesome?]

Thoughts for a Monday morning…

This morning I had to travel 225 miles from Warrenville, IL to Algoma, WI at 5 in the morning. Needless to say it cut into my blogging time. I thought I'd use it as an opportunity to test SoundCloud for audio blogging. This was dictated to SoundCloud on my Google Nexus S while driving in … Continue reading Thoughts for a Monday morning…

How do I love Google?

Image via CrunchBaseLet me count the ways..."When technologists of the future look back in time, they'll remember 2009 as the year Google got serious about an internet operating system, speeding up the web, and indexing EVERYTHING in sight. Take a look at the year 2009 in Google." Source: This Year in Google: The 2009 Edition … Continue reading How do I love Google?

Calendars…

The folks at Lifehacker took a poll on the top calendaring applications. Here are the results... "Nothing's more important to your productivity arsenal than a solid scheduling tool, and considering so much of what we do happens at the computer, a good calendar application is just the thing to bring order to your agenda. On … Continue reading Calendars…

Is your website a ‘billboard in the desert’?

In December of last year, I embarked upon an experiment to see if I could leverage a website with a blog combined with social media tools to increase traffic to a site. In that month, my sandbox site had a grand total of 670 pageviews. In the month that ended yesterday, I had a total … Continue reading Is your website a ‘billboard in the desert’?

How to be a Google Reader Rockstar. Again…

I'm going to do another Google Reader Rockstar event. This time, it will be a hybrid event. Thos of you who want to attend in person can do so in the Jag, Inc. conference room at 1508 Sunset Avenue in Algoma, WI. Those of you who don't want to make the trip can attend online … Continue reading How to be a Google Reader Rockstar. Again…