LinkedIn Growing Up

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LinkedIn Growing Up

LinkedIn launches dedicated pages for universities worldwide and makes a move to reach out to the very lucrative, if fickle, audience: high school students (age 13+).

Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford Commencement Address

Posted by on Oct 10, 2011 in Articles, News | No Comments
Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford Commencement Address

As you all know, Steve Jobs died last week and even non-Apple-Fans were effected by his life and death. His legacy as chief executive officer and co-founder of Apple and Pixar Animation Studios is clear. In 2005 Jobs reflected publicly on the lessons he has learned from facing struggle, failure and death in the Commencement Speech at Stanford University. Jobs, in his fifteen minute speech, urged graduates to pursue their dreams and see the opportunities in life’s setbacks, including death itself. Jobs talks about dropping out of university, being fired from Apple, starting Pixar, being diagnosed with cancer, and finishes with the inspiration he drew from the Whole Earth Catalog.

Steve Jobs: The Secular Prophet (Wall Street Journal)

Posted by on Oct 10, 2011 in Articles, News | No Comments
Steve Jobs: The Secular Prophet (Wall Street Journal)

For every magical thing Steve Jobs revealed in his Apple keynote addresses, there were many other things he concealed. Like the devices he created, his life was more and more opaque even while becoming more and more celebrated.

Not Google Plus [Video]

Posted by on Sep 21, 2011 in New Media Technologies, News, Social Media | No Comments
Not Google Plus [Video]

So what’s the next big thing in social networking. College Humor literally has come up with the social media revolution to end all social media revolutions and breakthroughs. “Not Google Plus”

TV Lures Ads as Audiences Scatter – From WSJ.com

Posted by on Sep 21, 2011 in Articles, New Media Technologies, News | No Comments
TV Lures Ads as Audiences Scatter – From WSJ.com

This article was published TODAY in the Wall Street Journal and, coincidentally, it makes a case almost identical to what i said yesterday in class – that Ad agencies are still buying TV ads as that’s their “thing”. There is no incentive to change as that “new media” way of advertising may make them irrelevant in many ways.

State of the Media: The Social Media Report for Q3 2011 by Nielsen

Posted by on Sep 15, 2011 in Articles, News, Social Media | No Comments
State of the Media: The Social Media Report for Q3 2011 by Nielsen

Nielsen, the company that measures ratings for TV and online, has released its latest report on social media–and surprise–it indicates that social media is growing rapidly. Read it here or download it.

If you’re a student living in Missouri, you’d better not be Facebook friends with any of your teachers – that will soon be illegal.

Posted by on Jul 30, 2011 in Articles, News, Social Media | No Comments
If you’re a student living in Missouri, you’d better not be Facebook friends with any of your teachers – that will soon be illegal.

If you’re a student living in Missouri, you’d better not be Facebook friends with any of your teachers – that will soon be illegal.

WIRED Magazine’s Review of CES 2011

Posted by on Jan 10, 2011 in Articles, New Media Technologies, News | No Comments
WIRED Magazine’s Review of CES 2011

As WIRED magazine points out in their latest on-line issue, CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2011 was a lot of “me too” gear with iPad knockoffs and 3D bull-buzz all over the place. Here’s a set of videos that review the most popular things they saw at CES 2011 last week in Vegas: Watch the video ...

US News & World Report’s 2011 Best Careers Video

Posted by on Jan 10, 2011 in Articles, News | No Comments
US News & World Report’s 2011 Best Careers Video

Here’s a video that US News and World Report put together on the Best Careers for the next 10-years – timely since many of you are graduating this Spring. Enjoy:  http://money.usnews.com/video/careers/best-careers-2011