I Can’t See The Method To Clorox’s Madness

The Daisy. A symbol of happiness, peace, and the hippy movement.

Well back off! Because “the man” just trademarked it! … Read More

CultureWaves

Americans See News as Biased, Al Jazeera Sees Opportunity

Is Al Jazeera poised to become American’s source for international news? … Read More

Tweeting Rage

Flying can be frustrating; we all know that. But now there’s a new, instant, and very satisfying way to vent the rage that comes from sitting in a stifling hot airplane for 2 hours and having the pilot announce, “We’ll let you know when we are cleared for takeoff.” You can tweet your hateful outrage right from your seat. … Read More

Google Map of Jailed Chinese Internet “Dissidents”

Although the text is written in Chinese it isn’t hard to understand the message that this map of Chinese citizens who have been imprisoned for various “crimes” involving the Internet is conveying. ..China is still a repressive place. … Read More

How’s Your Social Nuturition?

Anyone in the food industry knows that nutrition labels have revolutionized the way average consumers choose their food products. Informing the consumer with simple labeling so they can compare two similar products in order to make informed and healthy decisions … Read More

Tweeting Tehran

During the recent “election” in Iran, Twitter took the place of CNN, FOX, and other news channels during the media blackout imposed by the government. It became the brave demonstrators’ link to the world as they expressed their protests and anger. Strictly on moral grounds, Twitter decided to help them. … Read More

Beating Up Berlin, One Hit Single at a Time

Being a native of Germany I tend to keep a watchful eye over the culture of my home, and something that I’ve been looking at lately is how much undertoned angst for the city itself is emerging through the German music scene. To put it simply, three of the top hits in Germany right now are all songs about the dark side of Berlin. … Read More

SIGG – WHAT THE “FRIGG” WERE YOU THINKING?

OOOPS! : “Sigg, maker of the metal, reusable bottles that became a badge of consumer eco-consciousness and all-around cool, is in danger of becoming a poster child for brand deception and corporate dishonesty.” We’ve talked about the BPA issue a … Read More

Wireless Companies Get the Message

The Social Web is changing the nature of interaction between business and consumer…

Shortly after David Pogue, of the New York Times, posted his “Take Back the Beep” Rant/Blog wireless carriers were flooded with e-mails demanding that changes be made to their voicemail systems. … Read More

The New Hacker Movement? Yeah, there’s an App for that.

Apple recently rejected the new Google voice app for it’s iPhone, yet more than likely nearly 4 million people are using it. From their iPhone. Apple has done some controversial app rejections as of late and a few people decided to do something about it by founding Cydia, the AppStore for the Jailbroken. … Read More