Top 5 Wired Articles [March]

Just plowed through this month’s issue of Wired. Here are 5 stories you’ve got to check out: A great (true) story about the largest robbery ever – over $100 million in diamonds stolen from one of the most secure places in the world Clive Thompson provides a short perspective on how to manage user generated … Continue reading

How to Present Better [Wired]

I’ve been reading a few books lately on how to create and develop better presentations. One of the best (from a practical, slide-layout perspective) is Presentation Zen. It’s a guide that helps you think differently about the power of the slide and the type of story that you are trying to tell. The main message … Continue reading

AdJoke Quote of the Day

As read on GapingVoids twitter stream: “A passionate amateur almost always beats a bored professional”. – Originally from Chris Andersons blog. I hope to be a passionate professional for life.

My Favorite Reads of 2008 [Another List]

In 2008, I made a resolution to read more. A lot more. 12 months, 30 novels and about 1,000 articles later, I feel more up to speed and interested (in everything) than I have before. Here is a short list of my favorites (warning: some are pretty random): 10. Click by Bill Tancer – interested … Continue reading

Read Wired

Over the last year, I’ve become addicted to Wired. At first, I thought it was a tech nerd magazine – something that only early adopters could read because it was too advanced, to technical, too geeky. But after reading the last year of issues, I can honestly say its one of the best magazines out … Continue reading

Apple – Own The Home

Predicting the next technology trends and the future is something that many people (especially tech nerds) love to do. Forrester, one of the most dominant research companies in North America, has released an interesting study on how Apple will evolve over the next 5-7 years. The just of the study? That Apple will try to … Continue reading

2007 Online Video Year in Review

Nice post from the Wired blog – Check out the top 12 videos that were online in 2007. It’s amazing to see the breadth of content out there that people consumed – from guys humping an ottoman (seriously) to Alanis Morrissete “My Humps” parody video. But of all the great video’s out there, this one … Continue reading

The Fall of Facebook?

One of the latest posts to the Wired Blog outlines a recent interview with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. The subject of the interview revolves around three potential ways that Facebook could fail. Based on some of the other recent social networks (ahem…MySpace), these scenarios could certainly play out: 1) The User Base evaporates – the … Continue reading

Create NASA’s New Slogan

Wired has a great contest going on right now to help NASA come up with their new slogan. The current slogan – “Explore, Discover, Understand” – is going to be replaced over the next couple of weeks. NASA’s proposed new slogan? “NASA explores for answers that power our future” Could we do better? Probably. Some … Continue reading