Category Archives: Technology

Huffington Goes Viral with Data Science – You can Too

Cross posted on Hack the Feed My recent posts have explored how publishers are working with social platforms to expand audience and adapt story telling formats (see Publishers & Platforms In a Relationship, and Platforms as Publishers: 6 Key Takeaways … Continue reading

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“Buzzword Bake-off” Reveals the Most Hyped Tech Terms

Although we use lots of buzzwords in the tech industry, we don’t often consider how and why. My story in MarketingProfs examines their importance and role. It drills down on Big Data and compares related hype to other buzzed-about topics, … Continue reading

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No Accounting for Bias?

There’s one thing that could put the whole Facebook Trending News bias controversy to rest – but I haven’t seen it yet. In case you are not familiar with the story, Gizmodo ran this piece last week: Former Facebook Workers: … Continue reading

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Check out Geek Art & Design at Creative Tech Week NYC

My local tech networking and meetup wanderings took me to a cool destination last night – the opening party of Creative Tech Week, at the Clemente Center on the Lower East Side. I had been invited to CTW and did … Continue reading

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New Tech Reality Show: It’s Magic, is it a Leap?

While many were anxiously awaiting the results of the Iowa caucuses yesterday, tech media were caught up in another drama. They were buzzing about $793 million funding for Magic Leap, a secretive startup now valued at $4B. The back and … Continue reading

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HBR Covers the Death of a B2B Salesman – and Media Relations

My friend Neal Schaffer shared an interesting Harvard Business Review article, How More Accessible information is Forcing B2B Sales to Adapt. The story questioned the role and relevancy of the B2B sales team in a digital world. There were also … Continue reading

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Naughty or Nice? State of Tech Brand and PR Implications

Is the tech industry a land of opportunity, a growth engine of our economy; a place where coders garner huge salaries and entrepreneurs achieve the American Dream? Or is it is a hyper-aggressive frat party, where arrogant Masters of the … Continue reading

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Cracking the Quadrant – Confessions of a former Gartner Analyst

I attended a meetup recently that featured a speaker who had once been a Gartner analyst. He shared his insights about the inner workings of the firm, and how to get the most out of analyst relations programs. It was … Continue reading

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Social Tools Summit Wrap

I attended and really enjoyed the Social Tools Summit in Boston earlier this week. Neal Schaffer and Brian Mahony produced a great event; kudos to both, and thanks again for inviting me to speak there. The day was chock full … Continue reading

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Find and Fill Open Spaces to Connect with Customers

While watching my kids play soccer years ago, I often heard the coach yell “Open Spaces! Pass to space!” The instructions might not make sense, but on the playing field they were obvious: the coach was imploring the team to … Continue reading

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