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Why Tech Innovators Are High for Legalized Cannabis

As published to Entrepreneur While the tech industry soldiers on mightily in search of disruptive, game-changing, TED-worthy apps, SaaS platforms, and amplified monetization plays, a few brave souls have taken the proverbial off-ramp in search of the next big thing. Experts estimate that the highly fragmented $2.3 billion US legal cannabis industry will increase to $10.2 […]

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The ‘Internet of things’ (#IoT) Is Where Instruction Manuals Go to Die

Mobile technology, the Internet of things (IoT) and the new smart home Mobile is driving the digital world home–literally. From Audi’s fully integrated cars and tablets unveiled at CES earlier this year, to new innovations for homes controlled by mobile devices, “digital lifestyle” is trending. In this emerging Internet of Things (IoT) world, the Internet acts […]

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Silicon Valley’s #SoLoMo Is Much Mo’ Than an HBO Jab

As published to Technorati  Social local mobile Poor SoLoMo…. “We’re Mo-Lo-So, bro,” is a facetious line from the new, hit HBO series, Silicon Valley, poking fun at the misunderstood acronym. Such high hopes in it’s infancy, SoLoMo become the thing of jokes and confusion, years later. Here’s what happened. SoLoMo: Early years The acronym, coined […]

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Survey: Folks in Georgia Less Likely to Be Embarrassed by Bad #Selfies

As published on Business2Community Ah, the “Selfie.” What the Urban Dictionary defines as, “pictures taken of oneself while holding the camera at arms length…usually carried out by girls 12-21.” Oh, but if it were only them; the application is broader. It’s become the leading way to eliminate all that awkwardness and dissatisfaction of traditional two-person […]

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Coming to a Neighborhood Near You: Social Networking in Real Life

 As written for SocialMediaToday A funny thing happened when we got our first smartphone and data plan only to embark on an entirely new digital relationship. And some of us forgot, even just a bit, about real life. Social Networking in Real Life If 2012 was the year social networking went mobile, then we may well […]

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When Google’s Instant Update Ruins a Perfectly Good #SXSW Outing

Originally published to SocialMediaToday SXSW Android Style Don’t be jealous iPhone owners, but when you’re part of the not-so-exclusive Android club, you get exclusive perks. Things you just can’t do with an iPhone that make our Droid-to-real lives so much easier than your mere mortal ones. Because we have the statistically #2 largest social network […]