We need digital citizens

It seems like every day you hear a story on the radio about iPads being furnished to high school kids or read a piece about kids and selfies. There seems to be much less discussion about the effort to reach young people about being digital citizens and all of the rights, privileges, and responsibilities inherent…

Will it Blend? Apple Brand Cannibalization and New Opportunities

It’s a crazy internet meme — you’ve probably seen the Blendtec guy already — but when I saw him destroy an iPad today, it gave me an idea. Blendtec’s literal blending of an iPad made me think of the way Apple has aggressively cannibalized its own lucrative markets to provide greater opportunity. Think about it….

Obligatory iPad Post (by the way, it’s a gamechanger)

The last day or so, I was trying to figure out what not to write about the iPad.  Would I not write that it was like an iPod/iPhone, only bigger?  Would I not write that it should have had handwriting recognition, video recording, or a webcam?  Or would I not write that it has no…

Has Twitter Subscriber Growth Peaked?

CNN reported this week that Twitter subscriber growth had peaked and that visits to the site were relatively flat. This information doesn’t seem to match the reports from Twitter itself that the number of tweets per day keep growing and that the engagement of users has increased. What else could be going on here? A…