Monthly Archives: August 2010

Shell Shock in the Data Center: The Folly of Tech Jargon

Some people wonder how I find time to contribute to a number of blogs and still get my "day job" done. The answer is, I love to write and I also find it therapeutic. Plus, blogging is pretty much part … Continue reading

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Where HP Went Wrong (How NOT to have a Crisis)

Sometimes crisis management by the books crashes too. Let's take a moment to review the "facts" of the HP case. A company with troubled history when it comes to palace intrigue and board shenanigans pro-actively roots out corruption. They oust … Continue reading

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What’s so Funny about Peace, Love, and a Mosque at Ground Zero?

Some in the media have called out NY Mayor Bloomberg's support of the idea of having a mosque near Ground Zero – a topic that is the subject of fierce debate as a developer tries to get permission for this. … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Press Embargo

Some have railed against the press embargo (Michael Arrington, most loudly and notably; see TechCrunch stories Death to the Embargo and The Last Has Fallen; The Embargo is Dead). The embargo is an agreement between news sources and the media … Continue reading

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Flack’s Revenge is Featured on Cision Navigator Media Spotlight

I had a nice conversation with Lisa Larranaga at Cision earlier this week. It was for an article she was writing for the Cision Navigator blog about the future of social media and implications for the PR profession. The article … Continue reading

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The New, New Reality Reality

Brace yourselves for the coming boon in reality reality. That's right reality reality (no, you are not seeing double): reality that is unrefined and unmodified by anything virtual, 3D or other fake real stuff. We will quickly tire of faux … Continue reading

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