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Artificial Creativity

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

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Artificial Creativity

The Good: Crowd accelerated innovation. The Bad: An elevation of mediocrity and low expectations. The time of creation comes treacherously close to the duration of consumption.

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Creatives & The Hope Economy: What Do We Do Now?

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

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Creatives & The Hope Economy: What Do We Do Now?

Ideas are cheap and plentiful and offered like opinions at a political rally. Talent is everywhere, making us indignant that those with it aren’t better off. Yet companies aren’t looking for talent so much as marketable talent nor ideas so much as marketable solutions. Marketable mediocrity is preferred over unmarketable brilliance or talent with low ROI. So should we be appalled when creativity is harvested like feed corn as soon as the network bandwidth (see “The Long Tail”) is wide enough to sift it as though panning for gold?

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Search Engine Overview

Thursday, November 17, 2005

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hose search engine thingamabobs seem magical; type in a word or phrase and it finds them in seconds. Ever “Google” yourself? Witnessing your name show up on the first search page fills you with a peculiar pride, similar to seeing that passionate editorial you wrote for the Op Ed section of the paper. Then there is the cyber-joy in discovering that your website is first “O” worthy.

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More Internet Strategy

Monday, October 17, 2005

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All but universal is the concept of personal space, private space and intimate space. Violate any one of an individual’s invisible concentric orbits with no invitation, and reactions range from mild discomfort to freak-out. Do it on a regular basis and you risk jail-time. Almost certainly then, personal, private and intimate marketing space exists.

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Internet Strategy Primer

Wednesday, July 13, 2005

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Proposition: We have steadily integrated the Internet into our lives better than most businesses are integrating the web into overall strategy. The Internet is a channel that profoundly accelerated information and widened its access. The result is that the Internet is a great equalizer for businesses; fringe players can compete with the big boys. In turn, this underscores the importance of strategic positioning for both web based and more traditional businesses.

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Dynamic website – what happened to HTML?

Wednesday, July 13, 2005

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When was the last time you read your website? If you haven’t changed it recently the answer is probably embarrassing – it’s a cob web. A great site will build customer relationships by responding to market needs with quick adjustments, in other words: dynamically. After all, isn’t speed and efficiency a key internet feature?

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