My First Selfie

My First Selfie

One of the more superficial revelations of my recent trip to New York was that I’d never taken a selfie. This realization was driven home by the fact that I saw people who’d come from all over the world seemingly for the sole purpose of taking pictures of...
Highways of Algorithmic Morality

Highways of Algorithmic Morality

I admit it: I’m an aggressive driver. Rendered as an exponential value, I’d be a Type A¹³. When I drive, it’s simply and strictly for the purpose of getting from Point A to Point B in the shortest possible time. I have neither understanding of nor...
Take That, Starbucks!

Take That, Starbucks!

There are some things for which modesty and humility just don’t allow me to wish. But my inherent propriety notwithstanding, it appears I may actually achieve the status of Certified Home Brewer (CHB). I hadn’t dared hope. “And how, precisely, will...
When You Wish Upon a Star

When You Wish Upon a Star

People who know me understand I’m not clairvoyant. In fact, most people who know me don’t even think I’m particularly bright. But it took neither precognition nor perception to see this one coming: “Big Data Killed the Marketing Star“....
Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

Now that content marketing has started to demonstrate some rather disappointing (but not surprising) results, the snake oil is flowing hot and heavy. And what’s causing content marketing’s bell curve to descend harrowingly? That’s right: Lack of...