Disparity and consequences: How technology will create an opportunity divide

Technology – particularly the Internet – was hailed as \”the great leveler\” in the early days, and indeed it many ways it has been. But I was struck by a comment on someone\’s post today, that both of his grandchildren – 4½ and 7½ – were getting iPads in their xmas stockings. \”Really?\” I thought. Those …

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Disruptive cataclysms? The impact of rapidly changing technology

Technology – and the \”rapid changes\” everyone is talking about – is being hailed as a disruptive force. Most recently Mark Zuckerberg used the term to describe the future business landscape, and how Facebook (or rather, erm, \”social networking\”) was at the forefront of the next generation of businesses. But there are two levels of where \”disruption\” …

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My way? Branding in a personalized world

I follow comments on articles and posts with not-so-always-as-unattached-as-it-should-be bemusement; quite often the article/post is more of a catalyst than an actual source of information. I\’m struck by a thought tonight though, after a particularly vitriolic back-and-forth session on a Daily Show post: what will \”authenticity\” look like in the future, and how will we …

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Pugnacious twats: Anger issues in an interactive world

I\’ve had a few unsavory run-ins (and yes, that\’s the right word) with people on other people\’s Facebook discussions lately. You know, the kind when you\’re innocuously commenting on someone\’s post and then \”bam!\” someone who feels the need to aggressively disagree shows up. The kind of interaction that frankly just leaves a bad taste …

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Where are you, Dick Tracy? The future form of mobile gadgets

It\’s no secret I\’ve always wanted a watch phone. Not the least reason being, I\’m constantly losing the \”phone\” (information aggregation device, or \”IAD\” as I like to call it, when in a particularly geeky mood. Not, of course, to confuse with Dulles airport\’s code) that I do I have – attempts at making it easier to find …

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\”Augmented reality\” (well, sort of): How not to use techology in advertising

Got this email from Boucheron today (very high end fine jewelry, for those of you not familiar with them), titled \”Enjoy a unique experience with augmented reality‏\”. It sends you to the website, where you can \”try on\” the jewelry using your web cam and a paper ring or watch you download, print out, cut out and …

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\”Augmented reality\” (well, sort of): How not to use techology in advertising

Got this email from Boucheron today (very high end fine jewelry, for those of you not familiar with them), titled \”Enjoy a unique experience with augmented reality‏\”. It sends you to the website, where you can \”try on\” the jewelry using your web cam and a paper ring or watch you download, print out, cut out and …

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