Emerging Evidence: Mesh Networks are Gaining Traction

Startups are beginning to use mesh networks as an alternative ISP business model. … Read More

Emerging Evidence: An Introduction to Li-Fi

Li-Fi, or Light Fidelity, is a form of optical wireless communication through which a signal of information is transmitted using the visible, infrared and ultraviolet light spectrums. … Read More

Tweeting FTW

I love it when businesses “give good twitter”. Whether it’s a PR person, a social media consultant or an employee that is given the freedom to tweet whatever they like, when it’s done well it really personalizes a product, brand … Read More

Time For TV’s To Get “Smart”

I had a few friends around for a casual dinner recently and after the meal we relaxed on the couch and I put the TV on. At one point I looked around and everyone had one eye on whatever show … Read More

Volkswagen On The Bandwagon?

Alright, so here’s a promotion I can’t quite wrap my head around. I have grown up with a mother that has very fond memories of VW’s. Her first car was a Beetle and she trailed across Europe in the 60’s … Read More


That moment when the plate is put in front of you.  It’s better than what you imagined when you ordered it.  It’s a thing of beauty. Looks so delicious.  You are already devouring it with your eyes.  What’s next?  Dig … Read More

Blink 182 Steals Fans YouTube Videos

Blink-182 turns the table on Youtube users in their video for the first single in 8yrs: “Up All Night”. With help from AT&T, the band sifted through every YouTube video featuring Blink fans making use of the trio’s music without … Read More

PepsiCo’s Vending Machines Get Social

Pepsi has just launched a “next generation” social vending machine.  We’ve noticed touchscreen vending machines lately but this takes it to another level of interaction. “Using digital technology, PepsiCo’s Social Vending System enables any user to gift a friend by … Read More

“Questions” Might Be The Answer For Some Businesses

I think Facebook’s new “questions” tool   is pretty cool.  I first noticed it when my brother, who is a DJ, asked all of his fb friends which of his mixes was their favorite.  It was interesting to see the poll … Read More

Crisis And The Web: The Internet As Headquarters

I have been in Brisbane for the past few weeks visiting with family and friends, and therefore have had a front row seat to a “disaster of biblical proportions“.  I’m at a loss for words when I try to describe … Read More