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Reconstruction of a Talk Given on Walter Benjamin and Twitter (Part 1)

This is the first part of a textual reconstruction of the talk I gave on Benjamin at SUNY Albany. 1.The Death of the Cyberflâneur In February 2012 Evgeny Morozov’s published an opinion piece in the New York Times entitled, “The … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed These Tweets

I spend more time tending my Twitter garden than I do planting bulbs here in my own backyard. To remedy this, I’m attempting a little cross-pollination and invite you, dear reader, to drink deep from my Twitter well. Just look … Continue reading

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Publish and Perish

There are many reasons why my academic career didn’t pan out, but among them is undoubtedly the fact that I didn’t publish very much. For example, I never turned my dissertation on the Baader-Meinhof Gang into a book (though part … Continue reading

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Getting Serious about #onewordwednesday

I launched the incredibly successful Twitternet phenomenon, #onewordwednesday, in May 2009, at least by my reckoning. The fact that on every subsequent Wednesday (and sometimes earlier) the hashtag has seen action, and not just due to my own fervid zealotry, … Continue reading

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MarketingProfs Digital Mixer, Here I Come!

I’m off to MarketingProfs’ Digital Mixer in Chicago this morning and I’m practically giddy. Look, I’m a people person and if there is one thing that conferences like this have, it’s people. The bonus is that in this case, I’ve … Continue reading

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Does Your Company Need a Blog, a Facebook Page, a YouTube Channel, and a Twitter Feed?

Actually, the answer to that question is fairly simple: I don’t know. I realize that answer might not be very helpful, but at least it’s honest. Fact is, you can only figure out if you need those things, and what … Continue reading

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