On April 21st, 2014 (the day before i started my 30 blog posts in 30 days challenge) some super engineers from Idaho Scott and Julie Brusaw launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign after they invented one of the most kick ass things I have ever seen. Solar Freaking Roadways!!!! Yes, solar freaking roadways, parking lots,…… Continue reading Perfect Example of The Roles of Engineering and Marketing
I had a pretty awesome conversation over Twitter today with some wicked smart people about the topic of social media spam. I saw a post by Leo, the CEO of Buffer. How to Easily Double Your Traffic from Social Media: http://t.co/LovAVFDOwp via @KISSmetricspic.twitter.com/emxpkyN8Q9 — Leo Widrich (@LeoWid) May 12, 2014 Then Adam…… Continue reading Just Because it’s Valuable Doesn’t Mean It’s Not Spam.
iBeacons are awesome. iBeacon is the Apple Trademark for an indoor positioning system that Apple calls “a new class of low-powered, low-cost transmitters that can notify nearby iOS 7 devices of their presence.” They can also be used by the Android operating system (limited to central-only). The technology enables an iOS device or other hardware…… Continue reading Will iBeacons Steal Your Soul or Save Your Life?
A friend on twitter asked me this question: What venture would you start if money was no object? I thought about it and realized that money has never been the object of why I started a venture. It is ALWAYS the roadblock and the downfall, but has not yet ever been the object. The Why.…… Continue reading If Money Is Not the Object, What Is?
The dreaded passive voice. It sucks the life out of your writing. If you want to understand why the passive voice is so horrible listen to a defendant in a murder case explain what happened: “There was a struggle. A shot was fired and she got hurt.” What he meant to say was: “I was…… Continue reading The Dreaded Passive Voice- Why Shame Should Be Felt When Passive Bombs Are Dropped