Category Archives: Persuasive Technology

Lionel Loueke, Regattabar, Cambridge, MA, 10.11.12

Lionel Loueke is an astonishing guitar player and I would like to call the performance I saw last night at the Regattabar “virtuosic,” but that wouldn’t quite cover it. It woudn’t cover it because, while Loueke is undeniably a virtuoso, … Continue reading

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Sean Parker, Mark Zuckerberg, and the Size of Numbers

In a recent interview with the Googliest leather-clad author around, Paul Coelho, Napster founder Sean Parker called The Social Network “a complete work of fiction.” While I could write a book about that last statement, the thing that jumped out … Continue reading

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The Big Takeaways Sesh at the MProfs B2B

Bob Knorpp of the Cool Beans Group kicked things off with “pay attention to the keywords you are using in social status updates.” If you are looking for additional SEO power and buzz, focusing on these status updates can have … Continue reading

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“Lead Management Automation Systems” – MProf B2B Forum Sesh

The question central to this session was, “How can marketing automation help produce higher quality leads and foster a better relationship with sales?” The format involved Laura Ramos asking each panel member, all of whom represented marketing automation vendors, to … Continue reading

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Three Paths to Social Media $ucce$$!!!

The way I see it, there are three paths to social media success. 1. Invent a Popular Social Media Platform Marshall McLuhan once said something like, “Media owners don’t care what’s on TV, as long as everyone is watching.” To … Continue reading

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Secret Teachings of the Botnet Masters, or “Have You Had Your Daily SQL Injection?”

Did you know? “[Infected] URLs have really and truly become the most dangerous force in the world of cybercrime.” Well guess what? One method used for corrupting them is called “SQL Injection.” I learned about SQL Injection while exploring the … Continue reading

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Arthur the Talking Trash Can

Yesterday I was to meet with a fellow, Charles Hamad, so naturally I Googled him. Among the treasures that Google served up was this article from 1974 describing Hamad’s work as a graduate student on a talking trash can named … Continue reading

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