Archive for August, 2014

Big Data and Media: Everything Is OK

Big Data and Media: Everything Is OK

Tweet Here’s a bold prediction. Or, more accurately, a mediocre one. The future of media is OK. Not amazing. Not awful. Just… OK. Average. It’s not because people don’t care anymore, or that the good old days were some sort of magical time in which everything was awesome. Mediocrity has […]

Viral Video: The Age Of Stunted Brands

Viral Video: The Age Of Stunted Brands

Tweet Have you seen the recent video of the really cool stunt where some bank gives away surprise gifts to customers through their ATMs? I’ll bet that viral video is getting a ton of views. They might even get some through this blog post. Hooray, social media! Sure, it’s kind […]

Simplicity VS “Can We Add Just ONE Thing?”

Simplicity VS “Can We Add Just ONE Thing?”

Tweet   Simplicity makes users happy. But it tends to make organizations stupid. People worry their bosses won’t think they’re working hard enough. Users, of course, do not give a damn about this. People who think the project will succeed have the urge to put their thumbprint on it. Users, […]