Month: March 2011
Could Color kill Check-ins?
“If I’d asked my customers “friends” what they wanted, they’d have said a faster horse check-in.” – Henry Ford Color Check-ins don’t work for the majority of users outside of the tech industry. They’ve been around for a while. They’ve been tried, tested, been crowned breakout technology at geek-fest SXSW Interactive, but to date I’m…
Why LinkedIn Today is not just another News product.
Why LinkedIn Today works better than other news portals For the same reason Facebook’s social graph completely improves upon the game playing experience – think of Scrabilicious or Zynga. They upended the gaming industry giants despite cheesy graphics – for one reason: add your friends into the mix and games are way more fun. Frankly,…
Death, Taxes, and Murphy’s Law.
Updated with thoughtful comments from readers. Scroll down. So, I was supposed to be in Austin today for my annual South by Southwest (SXSW) trek . But, given the certain constancy of Murphy’s Law, I find myself back in Toronto writing this blog post. Boy, what a day (and what a way) to cap a…