Category Archives: Marketing

New Journalism @ App World

This is a guest post from my blogging firend Daphne Holmes Forget desktop computers, laptops, and tablets. They still have their place, of course, but these days increasing numbers of people are getting their information and entertainment on smartphones. Smart … Continue reading

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All About Warrantless Phone Searches

The amount of info inside your phone is an issue ‘The court has long allowed police to search people without a warrant at the time of their arrest. But as privacy advocate Andrew Pincus points out, until very recently, those … Continue reading

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The Consumers ‘Right to Record’ (tape)

The amazing story of Sony’s Betamax This famous decision became one of only a few that can be said to have significantly expanded the “fair use” clause of copyright law. ‘In 1976, shortly after its Betamax machine hit the market, … Continue reading

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Is the Internet Ruining the Economy?

And Will Digital Networks Ruin Us? Lanier might be proving that the Net is making more jobs obsolete than spawning new ones. The most important book I read in 2013 was Jaron Lanier’s “Who Owns the Future?” says Joe Nocera. … Continue reading

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Most Effective Computer Fix

This sounds funny but my experience proves it! link George Orwell’s 1984 – The 1956 Film See how Orwell uncannily predicted most of hi-tech today Here’s the 1956 film version of 1984, George Orwell’s novel of a totalitarian future society … Continue reading

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Successful Firm Favors Non-pro Employees

Upworthy’s social success depends on gut-checking “regular people” “Of the things we curate at Upworthy, I think our editorial staff is what we pride ourselves the most on curating. We really focus on regular people. We reject the idea that … Continue reading

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How Hardware Manufacturers Are Deceiving You

Beware of fine print even on the front of the product itself — one got me ‘…Sure, everyone involved can come up with a variety of excuses — they aren’t technically misleading customers, it’s all in the fine print, and … Continue reading

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