We're taking a quick break from our usual social media and communications strategy posts to look at an amazingly cool use of technology. Today I stumbled across Endangered Languages – an effort by the folks at Google to help preserve the over 3,000 languages around the world that are on the verge of going extinct,…Read more Using Technology to Save Global Languages
A quick note to PR pros and publicists out there. If you work with a very high profile client, and your client is announcing a new product at a trade show - don't schedule the hour-long autograph session before the event announcement, unless you want a lot of pissed-off reporters at the end of the…Read more A Quick CES Note
Well it has been quite the week for corporations in my little part of the online sphere. Earlier this week my good friend Will has his car towed by an Albuquerque towing company of meth addicts because he accidentally parked on the wrong side of a McDonalds and “McDonalds Parking Enforcement” officers had his car…Read more Apple, Heal Thyself
This isn’t a post designed to slavishly worship at the altar of Foursquare - the app that allows you to broadcast your location to everyone following you on Twitter, Facebook, and... oh yeah, your Foursquare account. And the jokes about telling people when they can break into your empty home have already been made, so…Read more Praising, and not Burying, Foursquare
I was thinking about this post while giving a presentation in class this evening. We had an open ended assignment where each person presented on a topic related to the mass media. Being interested in online communications, I focused on Web communications by mass media outlets. That got me thinking about bloggers (which I wrapped…Read more It’s called “You”Tube for a reason
Just to reinforce my love of technology, and that i'm not averse to Apple, Inc. I bumped into this story while on Twitter. A high school kid had emailed Steve Jobs (and just how in the heck did he get THAT email address, I've gotta ask) and asked if he could get the college educational…Read more Good on Ya, Apple, Inc.
(Update: Sony announced the release of Imagination Studio Suite 2 this week. I'll be looking it over in the coming weeks and posting an updated review here as soon as it's done. - Benson) The Christmas season is quickly closing in on us. While the current economic conditions might be forcing you to take a…Read more iLife for PC Review: Sony Imagination Studio