Tag Archives: Fast Company

Fewer Choices, Please…

Let me set the stage: Amazon Instant Video has more than 40,000 movies and TV shows Kindle offers more than one million book titles Google Play has 1.5 million apps Spotify offers 20 million songs (including 4 million that have never been play even once) There are 157 “white” colors available from Benjamin Moore (and if […]

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Technology Can’t Replace Journalism

Fast Company recently published a story about a Vice reporter uses Google Glass to report on demonstrations in the Middle East and the United States. The article was a glowing tribute to the benefits of using innovative technology to enhance journalism. There’s was just one problem. As near as I can tell the “journalism” that […]

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Me, Inc.

I went to the coffee shop last week to meet a friend. I was running late and threw on an old fleece jacket. I was already wearing jeans (admittedly they had one or two holes – but tasteful holes) and a Grateful Dead concert t-shirt (old, but no holes). And there in line, dressed smartly, […]

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Avoiding Propaganda

Is this the future of journalism on the web? Robert Scoble, the A-list social media maven, recently accepted several thousand dollars from Cisco Systems to cover one of the company’s product launches. Scoble says he resigned from Fast Company on February 28 and did the paid work for Cisco on March 9. Although there appears […]

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Robert Scoble Departs Fast Company

How bad is the economy? Even social media poster boy and Internet celebrity Robert Scoble is now unemployed. Today TechCrunch and other outlets reported (and Scoble confirmed on his own blog) that he is leaving Fast Company after less than a year. Scoble was hired in 2008 to run Fast Company TV where he produced […]

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