Category Archives: explanations

The Top 10 Social Media Hard Truths

Part of my job is helping organizations, small businesses and non-profits, understand all this “social media stuff” and why it might be important to their business and projects.  Every time I teach a class, I think about ways to tighten … Continue reading

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It’s Just Easier to be Truthful

I’m reading Dan Ariely’s latest book, The Honest Truth about Dishonesty.  It talks about how we all are prone to fudge the truth, just a little bit, when given the opportunity.  Even in our most honest state, we can even … Continue reading

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Truthiness in the Age of The Internet

I come to blogging through Podcasting.  As a podcaster, I’ve tried to model what I do in interviews on the work of Terry Gross and Ira Glass, who have a way of making an emotional connection with their interview subjects … Continue reading

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Objectification

One of the largest problems we face is objectification- literally, treating or turning people into things or objects, instead of seeing them as proxies for ourselves. There was an article in the New York Times about a marketing firm hiring … Continue reading

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How We Look at Kids

Gary Stager, an amazing individual in education, and someone who always tells it like it is, has an undying passion for education, and technology in education.  But unlike the folks who see computers either as electronic typewriters or gadgets, Gary … Continue reading

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