Living in the Cloud
Megaupload has caught much media attention with its shutdown. This issue brings up a larger and broader threat. The situations shows us just how easily content stored online can be taken down. It is important to remember that although Megaupload may have been used for piracy, it was primarily a form of online content storage resembling cloud storage services. With that in mind, I will stick to...
In Germany, they came first for the communists, and I didn’t speak up...– Martin Niemoller, 1946
CES 2012... Conferences... The Good. The Bad. The...
As CES 2012 comes to an end. It’s a good idea to consider who got what right and what wrong. We begin with Panasonic… It seems as though they really need help with media training and the performance and running of a show for the trade and consumers. First of all, you must focus on showing breakthrough technology, not periphery products. This was an opportunity for them to get the...
Relationships, Journalism & PR
There seems to be a common misunderstanding among people about the nature of journalism and public relations. It seems as though journalists are often being viewed as purveyors of truth, where PR practitioners don’t care too much about truth. This is a vast misconception. In fact both sides often have their own agenda. Whether it is a newspaper trying to portray a political party or...