Making The Web Stupid

Making The Web Stupid

        Seth Godin may tower over Will, The WordPress Helper, but the two action figures are kindred spirits (albeit with Will having matching socks, even if you can’t see them).   This week Seth was an unwitting commenter on The WordPress Helpers’...
Google Wallet Apple Pay Isis Softcard

Google Wallet Apple Pay Isis Softcard

When Google Wallet launched, I wrote a piece suggesting that it was a solution in search of a problem—or at least, the wrong solution to the wrong problem.   When Facebook and Google started looking like pretty much the same thing, I suggested that the two monsters of...
Social Community Comments

Social Community Comments

Have you ever been involved in a conversation and suddenly realized that it wasn’t a conversation at all? You know; there’s this a-ha moment when you realize that whomever you’re speaking “with” is actually speaking at you?   I’ve...
“The WordPress Community”

“The WordPress Community”

Right after I posted yesterday’s piece on The Death of Social Search, I moved on to the rest of my day’s work, drumming up buzz within The WordPress Community for The WordPress Helpers.   It was not my best day. I engaged a few influential WordPress geeks,...
Why Arguing is Good for Your Business

Why Arguing is Good for Your Business

The mysterious blue-hued man you see here taught me a lesson or two in the last couple of days. To be clear, I’m not entirely certain what those lessons are, but courtesy of this guy—whose image I’ve altered enough to make Google’s reverse image...
Media Standards (I Told You So)

Media Standards (I Told You So)

Media Standards? I Told You So. No seriously, this post is all about things working as expected, and also me being in I Told You So mode. I’ve done I told you so a few times here. If I’m honest about it I acknowledge that I kind of enjoy being right and am...
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