Time to timeout
Everywhere I turn the INTERNET OF THINGS is headline news. Lightbulbs, activity monitoring, hours sleep, hours awake and hours spent “in the zone”. The first tier is quasi-rabid neo-capitalists of silicon valley who are working on guaranteeing their privilege by controlling the message of the techno-utopians in silicon valley. The second tier is middle class […]
You can be guaranteed that nothing will happen if you publish nothing. I can guarantee that something will happen if you publish something. After you are publishing something, people can find you. And you can improve. And you can work out what can be done better. And then iterate. Nothing beats that feeling of people […]
Quick post to publish some photos from the Viptela Night of Nerdery event on SD-WAN held at the Flatiron Bar in New York last night that I have collected from social media. (I hope people don’t mind, I wasnt able to track where I got them from) If anyone else has some photos I would […]
The most successful social media programs are those that give before they take. And you should plan to give in social media until it hurts like a teenaged pop song.
A campaign about marketing that I can get behind – stop the waste the world’s resources with pointless junk. As Marketers, we are sometimes under a strange social pressure to create a lot of "stuff" — t-shirts, pens, hats, bags, stress balls, and countless other tchotchkes with our logos on them aka, promotional products, or […]
I’m biased by involvement with (Packet Pushers but I can confirm this article is correct from my side. Podcasts are popular and well supported. Maybe it’s the intimacy of hearing soothing voices piped into your ears through a pair of headphones — or maybe it’s just how much time people need to kill listening to […]
Gina Trapani has a some suggestions on Short Form Blogging that I like very much. Not every blog post needs to be a world changing epic with thousands of words: Summary: If it’s a paragraph, it’s a post. Negotiate a comfort zone on two axes: personal and public, tech and everything else Traffic is irrelevant. […]
A while back I posted that I am scaling back my twitter engagement because I felt it was becoming less useful and less valuable. I had some time this evening to verify the perception with hard data that Twitter is no longer the valuable source of inbound traffic to my EtherealMind blog. This graph shows the […]
I will be spending less time on Twitter. I will be returning to writing as my primary focus and will publish more often on my blogs, here and at EtherealMind.com and PacketPushers.net as my primary focus for sharing ideas, thoughts and commentary and just a little snark.