J&J Blogs, Sues Red Cross and Buys Maya’s Mom. Miss Marple, What Do These Clues Mean? Part 1

Johnson & Johnson has been making social media headlines this summer. There are two parallel paths here; one path, a corporate blog and a corporate law suit. This will be Part 1. The other a continuation of their transformation of their 10 year old e-commerce site, BabyCenter, into a media company. The latest steps in… Continue reading J&J Blogs, Sues Red Cross and Buys Maya’s Mom. Miss Marple, What Do These Clues Mean? Part 1

Their Facebook and Our Facebook: Same Place/Different Worlds

Its been almost a year since Facebook swung open their doors to everyone, regardless of affiliations to school or company. That was a big moment in Facebook evolution. There were dire predictions, as Mashable asked, Will Riots Be On The Way? My kids were horrified. Mom was in. In the past year (May 06- May… Continue reading Their Facebook and Our Facebook: Same Place/Different Worlds

Letting Go 2007

Sam started High School yesterday….and far be it for me to say something trite like, it seems like only yesterday…but it does. And I can’t help but wonder, are we both ready for this? I know, I know its only high school; college will be where you will really have to let go. Letting go?… Continue reading Letting Go 2007

The Nikon D80 Blogger Program and My Canon EOS 30D

Photo taken with Canon EOS 30D Picture This, I have had a long term relationship with Nikon. It seems now that it was one-sided. An elaborate invitation for a Nikon D80 did not arrive in my mailbox last April. I was not on the Nikon D80 Blogger Outreach dance card. A Nikon D80 is a… Continue reading The Nikon D80 Blogger Program and My Canon EOS 30D

Skype: The Single Bullet Theory

“On Thursday, 16th August 2007, the Skype peer-to-peer network became unstable and suffered a critical disruption. The disruption was triggered by a massive restart of our users’ computers across the globe within a very short timeframe as they re-booted …” OK, well it just sort of had that familiar sound to it…. Other more authoritative… Continue reading Skype: The Single Bullet Theory

Ides of August? Skype Down, Schwab Down, Sifry Out, Furrier Out, Facebook Shuffles

Dave Sifry announced his resignation from Technorati today. John Furrier at PodTech.announced that James McCormick would be the new CEO. Skype has been down all day; while online trading at Charles Schwab’s site and  the telephones were down all morning according to Eric Savitz at Barrons. Coincidentally the stock market.was also down. Again. Yesterday,… Continue reading Ides of August? Skype Down, Schwab Down, Sifry Out, Furrier Out, Facebook Shuffles

Goodbye Typepad…Hello WordPress (Beta)

UPDATE: RSS Feeds are currently being fixed and are expected to be fully working by 12am CST tonight. Sorry for the inconvenience. UPDATE: Most links to this site are now correctly routed. There may still be a few posts that don’t forward correctly so please just search for them on the new blog. Asking Typepad… Continue reading Goodbye Typepad…Hello WordPress (Beta)