Monthly Archives: May 2012

Facebook and forgetting

Read a fascinating article by April Dembosky on Facebook’s effect on the way we relate to each other online (Weekend FT) yesterday.┬áIt contained the marvellously apt phrase about online life ‘Our brains are increasingly colonising our hearts’. Combine that with … Continue reading

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Online food shopping at Waitrose – what puts me off

Every now and then I decide to do my weekly food shop online – it’s got so much going for it in terms of saving my time and cutting down my car usage. What puts me off however; is the … Continue reading

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Black Swans and the Wisdom of Crowds

Back in 1984 I came up with a theory for my Philosophy degree – it went something like this: We base our knowledge of the world on experience; say ‘the sun rises in the east’. The more times it happens … Continue reading

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A new way of categorising metrics for social media

Just read something from the guys at Econsultancy about how UK business was investing more in Social Media but failing to measure ROI; which set me thinking about the metrics you can measure for social media – as far as … Continue reading

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