When you think about it, nearly everything comes down to the user experience. Which phone you choose, which software packages you end up keeping, which car you drive – hmmm, maybe even which person you chose for your partner!? How well something works for you really matters. If you still don’t believe me, go… More It’s Still All About the User Experience: Think Shoes!
It was hard to fall asleep last night. My head was reeling with ideas from the first day at Ypulse. With a great turnout, hosting a variety of people from all over, we listened, talked and tweeted our way through a series of great presentations. I figured I would jump on the blog this morning… More Day One at Ypulse Youth Marketing Mashup a Success!
Join us on Wednesday, May 13 in Palo Alto to learn how today’s teens are also today’s entrepreneurs. SD Forum is hosting an event that looks really interesting if you are following the teen market. “Teenagers are in constant contact through multiple means of technologies, including Facebook, Twitter, email, IM, MySpace and cell phones. We… More Meet Listen2Youth at Tech Titans SD Forum Event
An open letter to TiVo: Dear TiVo: You know I love you (and I am not alone). Without you, I would rarely – if ever – get to see my favorite shows. There’s nothing better than knowing Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert are waiting for me whenever I need them. And now I find out… More Dear TiVo: Help Me Find New Music
Last week I sat through three different sessions at the Ypulse National Mashup (a great event) where I heard from three different representatives from Disney: one from Disney Interactive, one from Disney Mobile and one from Disney Music. The Disney Music presentation was near the end of the conference and I left his talk feeling… More Is Disney Trying to Keep Parents Out of the Loop?
I was supposed to be at the store today at 10am when the product hit the shelves. I stupidly didn’t pre-order. This has been a busy week and I just didn’t pay any attention to what was going on. So, thanks to a conference call that ran long, I didn’t get to the store on… More Did you Purchase a Wii Fit at Best Buy? Maybe you were put on hold…
These are strange times. I listen to the news and worry about the price of gas, global warming and if my child will have a future. It’s almost surreal and yet I realize my parents and my grandparents also had things to worry about as they raised their children. While my mind swirls with “big… More Kids and Tech: Are we Googling our Way to a Stratified Society?
Yep, that’s what she asks every time we order a kids meal at a fast food restaurant. She’s eight and has actually been asking this for a long time. Over the years, we have accumulated – like millions of household across America – tons of fast food toy crap. Little plastic things that really don’t… More Burger King, McDonalds: My Daughter Asks, “Why are fast food meal toys so stupid?”