Monthly Archives: August 2010

Private Conversations the new old Social Experience

For me personally I was attracted to Facebook because it represented a way to stay in touch with many people in a passive way.  I also could re-connect with old friends from High School or University that I otherwise would … Continue reading

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Why Open Social is important to the Social Experience

Social networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn are well-known and used daily.  We network with family, friends and even strangers through these mediums.  The motivation behind the usage varies greatly from individual to individual. I really do not want to get … Continue reading

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Excellent Info-graphic on different Social Sites and Mobile

Found this info-graphic on It shows how the number of  users on each social network and approximately how many of those users are using mobile clients.  It’s an excellent visualization and I think it speaks for itself.  The trend for the … Continue reading

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Facebook “Places” Promotional Video, Emotionally evoking

Facebook Places has been blogged about and blogged about.  I tried to resist the temptation to post anything about it.  However, after watching the promotional video from Facebook I was forced to join the rest.  The thing is that Facebook’s … Continue reading

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SMS: Over 5 Trillion messages in 2009

This just amazes me.  I just read a blog post stating that 5 trillion SMS messages are sent around the world in 2009.  I can only imagine that number will be for 2010.  That is just huge and it makes … Continue reading

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Social Networks in Entertainment: Get Glue

I went to the movies last week on a Friday night after a long time.  As I was sitting there waiting for the film to start I noticed how full the movie hall was and how many users were pulling … Continue reading

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Micro-computers on Airplanes and a Futuristic Idea

One of the trends that I see happening as we move into the future is the pervasiveness of computers everywhere.   I also see these computers becoming smaller and smaller and varying in different functionalities.  One such functionality that I envision would … Continue reading

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Time Management from Chris Brogan

Just watched this video from Chris Brogan, who I find as both  influential and interesting when it comes to social media.  You can follow him at  This video is his take on Time Management and how we choose to … Continue reading

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What is the Bored At Work Network?

I came across this term today “Bored At Work Network” (BWN).  It kind of struck a chord with me.  I think at one point or the other we all might be part of this network and if you have never … Continue reading

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Google Reader and other RSS Readers on Symbian Phones

RSS, Really Simple Syndication. Really?  RSS has been around what seems like ages.  Its just the de-facto way for me to read content from the Internet.  Yet this weekend when I tried to read RSS feeds on my symbian phone I felt … Continue reading

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