Archive for the 'Personalization' Category

Privacy & The Internet of Me

Monday, March 24th, 2014

I recently attended an industry event where analysts from Gartner and Forrester discussed some of the key industry trends.  They identified two major technology categories: Wearable Devices – anything from Google Glass to FitBit to RFID tagged clothing Data Analytics – in particular, those applications and services that present data in a fashion that can [...]

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Re-Imagining the future of the Web

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Hmmm… What we do differently if we had the chance to do it all over again? There’s no question that the Internet has ushered in some of the greatest changes of the century. And yet as humans we should ponder the question – What if? What if in the future, the Web could deliver a [...]

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Openness – The Key to Monetizing Mobile

Monday, January 21st, 2013

(Or Why I think 3P-Based Infrastructure and Value-Add Channels are Sexy) Over the past decade, rapid advancements in mobile technology and mobility in general, have changed how we live and how we do business.  It has changed us from an “on-demand” world to an “always connected” world.  No doubt, mobile is here to stay and [...]

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The Future of Social Media Marketing?

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

The following article was written by Emily R. Coleman, President of Competitive Advantage Marketing, Inc. When I first read it I absolutely knew that Emily had hit the proverbial nail on the head, and with her permission we’re now adding it to our blog. A friend recently sent me Evan Bailyn’s Outsmarting Social Media with the instructions to [...]

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The Privacy Oxymoron – How do I increase My Privacy AND still get a great online experience

Monday, April 30th, 2012

    Everyday now there is more and more discussion on Privacy. On the one hand you have the Privacy advocates who want nothing more than complete control over every aspect of their Privacy, and then on the other hand you have the Govt. and online content providers who want even more detailed information on [...]

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Do NoT Track – Cui Bono?

Friday, April 27th, 2012

  Cui Bono – or in other words, Who Benefits? Well I’m not really sure. I’ve been doing lots and lots of research into this, and I still can’t figure out how this is going to really benefit anyone other than the programmers who stay employed to try and implement everything.  Lets start with the [...]

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A Contextual Approach to Online Privacy – It’s all about ME

Monday, April 16th, 2012

  In my last blog (Privacy By Design – The Secret Inside the Internet) I wrote about how the very design of the Web allows us to extend it to support a contextual approach to privacy online. In this post we’ll talk about how you can enable it. But first a little context (pun intended). The [...]

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Me, My Privacy, Security and Identity on the Web – Part IV

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

    In this blog post we’re going to make the transitional jump from the current Internet, to one that offers more of a choice when it comes to privacy. However before we make the leap it’s important to note – there’s no solution to privacy without trust. The second you share something with somebody [...]

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The Power of Contextual Menus on a Mobile Device

Friday, March 16th, 2012

  This was an interesting exercise. I went to Google Docs in my desktop browser and looked at the contextual menus in the page.. They were File, Edit, View, Insert, Format, Tools, Table, Help. I wanted to see how long it would take to recreate those exact same menus in a Web page that work [...]

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The Innovators Dilemma – Improving the Internet so I have a choice in how it recognizes Me

Monday, March 5th, 2012

  In my last blog - Privacy: My Expectations vs.. My Reality I started with a famous quote from Wernher von Braun – you can recover from a production flaw but never from a design flaw. The design flaw that I hinted at was the Internet’s (HTTP) reliance on Cookies to add “state” to a users browser. [...]

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