I use social media more than any author that I know about. I use this blog, Medium and Facebook as conversational tools to get insights, ideas and feedback from readers. I post interview notes and early chapter drafts for the same reason. I also use social media to raise sponsorship backing for self-published works. It
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It was my last night in Barcelona and I had come down with what was either a bad cold or a mild flu. In any case, it was bad enough to return my invite to the Huawei Party, at the National Art Gallery, overlooking the city featuring Andrea Bocelli, the world’s
Boston Dynamics has been creating engaging robot vids for years. The thinking machines keep getting better as do the videos. I think this one is the best yet. It isn’t doing this series to demonstrate cruelty to intelligent machines, so much as to show how resiliency, stability, and strength keep improving. They are making amazing progress. When
Robert Scoble and I have completed the first draft of our Introduction to our new book, Beyond Mobile: Life After Smartphones. We are looking for feedback on how we can make it better. This is a self-publishing project. We are seeking backing from corporate sponsors. If you would like to see our sponsor kit, please email
Below is the Expanded Table of Contents for Beyond Mobile:Life After Smartphones, my new book with Robert Scoble. This is not what you see in books, which just list the chapters. If we had a publisher, this document would be used as a de facto contract that this is the book we will write. As
I am writing a new book with Robert Scoble. I will be using this space to post interview notes and early chapter drafts in the hope of getting comments from you on how to improve this book. Below is our executive summary. This piece is part of the Sponsorship package we are assembling and is
Robert Scoble and I announced yesterday that we were starting our third book together. The following is a summary of what it is about. It is a self publishing effort, financed by corporate sponsors and has a target publication date of Nov. 1. Once again, it will be a self-publishing effort. We have already lined
In Age of Context, Robert Scoble and I identified five converging tech forces: Mobile/Wearables, Social Media, Data, the Internet of Things [sensors] and location technologies. We said that these five forces were converging and it would be the foundation of an entirely new era changing much about work and life over the coming five years.
Among the most discussed product launches at CES was Oculus Rift, the first consumer product from the company Facebook acquired for $2 billion. It immediately drew great excitement and simultaneous criticism. Much of the criticism centered around the significant hardware investment that this new virtual reality [VR] headset will require to achieve the rapid adoption that some predict.
Every January since 1907, the auto industry has introduced its newest models at the North American International Auto Show, more commonly known by its old name of the Detroit Auto Show. It predates CES, the world’s traditional gadget festival, by several decades and originally the two shows had little or nothing to do with each other