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‘Cool CEOs Don’t Need an Education’ is a Cynical Marketing Ploy

You’ve seen this proposition numerous times in the last couple of years. Start-up kings don’t need university education. Savvy youth don’t need a degree. College is not for everybody. The … Continue reading

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April 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

The President Gets His Social On

President Barack Obama visited Facebook’s headquarters on Page Mill Road in Palo Alto today, ostensibly to make a pitch for higher education, raising taxes for the wealthy and encouraging homegrown … Continue reading

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April 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Dan 5.0: The Social Media Upgrade

Or, My Year of Living Socially A year ago this month, in fact almost to the day, I was the recipient of a layoff notice at my last corporate high-tech … Continue reading

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April 9, 2011 · 18 Comments

No Best Picture Oscar for The Social Network? Thank the Academy!

I’m actually glad that The Social Network tanked at the Oscars Sunday night. I’m not being mean-spirited or contrarian. I’m just saying that director David Fincher’s movie didn’t deserve a … Continue reading

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February 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

News News! Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber Near 1 Billion YouTube Views!

This is how goofy the Internet is. Mashable’s Samuel Axon just posted a blog about how Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber are nearing 1 billion YouTube hits each. Now, on … Continue reading

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October 5, 2010 · Leave a comment

Zuckerberg’s Facebook “Illuminati” Hoodie for sale on EBay?

Last week I was scrolling through Twitter when I came across a message saying that the EBay developer conference was coming up this week. Coming on the heels of the … Continue reading

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June 11, 2010 · 3 Comments

The Facebook Redemption

Facebook is still doing a lot of quirky things, but then, isn’t everybody? Earlier today, Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged the social media giant’s foibles to an audience of industry journalists and … Continue reading

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May 26, 2010 · 2 Comments