Archive - September, 2010

Is Your Office Communication This Bad?

Terrific funny video I found.  It’s a Steelcase promotional video making fun of the office environment.  It’s relevant to some of the changes that are coming our way through the use of more social business collaboration tools.  They’re doing some interesting work in “The Connected Workplace.” Love to hear some thoughts and comments!

NFL Game Center: Pittsburgh Steelers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 2010 Week 3

Wow.  Without Ben Rothlisburger, the Pittsburgh Steelers trounced Tampa Bay 38-13. One of the many great moments in the Steelers victory over Tampa Bay today was Charlie Batch connecting with Mike Wallace for a 46-yard-TD.  VIDEO

via More Steelers vs. Tampa Bay on nfl.com

HOW TO: Score a Job in Social Gaming

This article first appeared at www.mashable.com

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Everyone likes to play games, especially when those games involve your social circle. “Social gaming” is a relatively new category of video game for a variety of reasons. The explosion of social media sites like Facebook opened the door for independent app creators. What started as simple graffiti programs has grown to include complex, incredibly popular games like FarmVille and Mafia Wars, among others. Continue Reading…

Seth’s Blog : Beyond crowdsourcing TED Talk

“Crowd accelerated innovation is the latest TED talk. It’s from TED boss Chris Anderson.

The idea is one of those big ones, a simple one that will stick with you for a long time… Online video radically changes the reach and speed of the improvement cycle. Things like dance, snowboarding and TED talks keep getting better, and faster, because artists see the best and improve on it. Even more than that, it requires you to top what’s out there, or you’ll be ignored.”

Read the rest of the post from Seth Godin on his blog here.

University Bans Social Media for a Week

An interesting exercise at Pennsylvania’s Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. Students are encouraged to examine how big an impact technology has on their lives. Note: What an awesome resource Mashable is!

It’s Something Unpredictible

This is an anthem for me. I have a great deal of respect for Green Day for their artistry and their audacity. Watch the video. it’s an exceptional live version with a great ending.

Are we "Cocooning?" I don't think so.

Faith Popcorn was right about some things, the cocooning of America wasn’t one of them. Her popular book, The Popcorn Report predicted that we would be hermits in our homes with our food delivered and our media on demand. The social media and social networking capabilities of the internet have come  out of the early adoption phase. Guess what? We’re gathering differently. We’re connecting more. Our relationships get real faster. Continue Reading…

The Do's and Don'ts of Social Media for Business.

Great infographic from David Steel:

Do's and Don'ts of Social Media for Business
Via: The Steel Method

I’m a Wile E. Coyote Fan

Go see more interesting stuff I love at alanataylor.com.