Posts Tagged: online

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    The Plains Of Awkward Public Family Interactions And The Bay Of Flames

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    Not content with pointing out the fun you can have with tracking your location, xkcd, the webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math and language has branched out into making maps. The updated map of online communities shows the volume of daily social activity across all of the online world, and not just the high profile ones… Read more »

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    Genius or Desperation?

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    I’m sorry Facebook but your ad targeting systems are wildly inaccurate and reduce that valuable screen estate to the right hand side of my browser window to irrelevant line noise. Google’s and Yahoo’s ad targeting is pretty darn good but looking at Facebook right now offers me: Omniture Research; which Obama used, apparently. Free laptop… Read more »

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    The Theory of Stuff

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    Once again, this is not the post I set out to write. The one I set out to write was called “In Search of Location’s Sweet Spot” and it’s sitting in draft and not yet posted. That’s because before I can submit that post I need to write this one as a warm up act…. Read more »

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    An Open Letter to Asda and Walmart

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    This is an open letter to Andy Bond, Chief Executive of Asda and to Mike Duke, CEO of Wal-Mart. As a British citizen who travels a lot in the US I understand that the “customer service” ethos which is so prevalent in the US doesn’t travel or translate particularly well in the UK. I also… Read more »

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    Online There’s More Than One of You

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    A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article on this blog that highlighted the issues around managing our digital identity. “Managing our digital identity through those sources we know about is a challenge for a significant percentage of the online population” Then this morning, (ex Yahoo!) Cathy Ma posted a link to her recent… Read more »