Journal

What Happens After the Take This Lollipop Countdown?

What happens after the countdown clock on Take This Lollipop reaches zero? Nothing apparently. To update my previous posting, I expected that the site may post a link to your Facebook profile, generate a similar video with the friend it mentioned, or perhaps…

Take This Lollipop and the Importance of Facebook Privacy

As a child your parents teach you to never take candy from a stranger. Take This Lollipop is the 21st century re-imagination of that conversation, reminding consumers why privacy should be a concern. And, perhaps, why you should never trust virtual strangers.…

Should You Script Social Media Content?

On Monday Mark Evans and Sysomos posted a blog asking “How Scripted Should Social Media Be?“ I felt compelled to respond to Mr. Evans because he came to the conclusion that scripting social media content is “the wrong way to…

Social Media Curation, Not Automation

What’s wrong with Social Media automation? In a word, everything. I ran across this post from Danny Brown about Social Media automation. In short, I think it is a dangerous process. There isn’t a system in the world, with the…

Adventures in Hipstaland: Dennis’ Historic Route 66

Historic Route 66 is timeless and well traveled. The open road escape has been well documented in movies, books, photographs and other stories. And as I headed west in July of 2010, armed with my iPhone 4 and Hipstamatic installed,…

Marquette Warriors Logo

I’m looking for a vector version of the iconic Marquette Warriors logo. Can you help me in my quest to secure one? Just before my freshman year at Marquette University the school decided to change it’s mascot and logo from…

We The People

We the people…the people of this great nation have come together with a message – a message of change. It is just after the 10 o’clock hour in the midwest and America has elected the first African-American president of the…

Remembering Sherman Galbreath

One of my best friends, and high school buddies, gave me some bad news today. An old schoolmate, Sherman Galbreath had passed away. I hadn’t seen him since we graduated, but he was a very interesting character. While many of…