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The Blurring Line Between Text and Speech (O’Reilly Radar)
June 16, 2011 – 10:51 pm | 4 Comments
The Blurring Line Between Text and Speech (O’Reilly Radar)

We are hurtling towards a world of total information capture where email, texting, instant message and mobile video are documenting our everyday speech and action – in effect rendering all speech as text. There will be few places to “talk” without that talk being given the weight and permanence of text.

Collaboration Rules (For Forbes)
June 15, 2011 – 2:04 am | One Comment

Applied to business, Collaboration is the promotion of more efficient means of sharing knowledge and a more effective means of making decisions. Technology plays a big role in the former, but it isn’t the complete package. Technology alone doesn’t give an organization collaboration – it gives it information flow by connecting people. How an organization can effective decision-making is all about culture

The Quantified Self – Health and Well-Being Become Personal
June 12, 2011 – 9:42 pm | 8 Comments
The Quantified Self – Health and Well-Being Become Personal

The past 150 years have seen an enormous consolidation of power in the hands of professionalized medicine.   What if we are at the turn of the tide – where increasingly our health (typically the domain …

Intelligent Devices / Collective Intelligence
June 8, 2011 – 7:09 am | 2 Comments
Intelligent Devices / Collective Intelligence

Recently I had to jot down a few talking points  on some ways that the network economy is impacting business strategy.   I dealt with about three trends.  Below is the first set:

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Everything that can be …

Social Media Architecture – At Web 2.0 Expo in New York
June 2, 2011 – 3:45 am | 3 Comments
Social Media Architecture – At Web 2.0 Expo in New York

A Social Media Architecture is defined as “A structure that brings harmony, utility and durability to the diverse elements of an organization’s social media presence”