Monthly Archives: August 2011

{Greatness} : My pre-occupation of being something more…

I had all but pressed, “Publish Immediately,” on a hard-hitting piece about plagiarism and integrity when for some inexplicable reason my finger closed the window. I stood up and walked over to my kitchen. That post had been weeks in the making. Quotes from a well-known lawyer, a wealth of knowledge and insight from a friend and…

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{LinkedIn Privacy}: How To Protect Your Account With Recent Changes…

  According to a recent YahooNews article: LinkedIn changed the privacy settings, again.  The headline, “LinkedIn opts 100 million users into sharing private information with advertisements,” is very reminiscent of recent Facebook debacles. With these 4, easy steps, you can change your settings and secure your brand from being used without permission. Sign into LinkedIn and…

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{SEO Piracy}: Stealing Brands for Clicks

When visiting TodaysBigThing this evening, I noticed a very strange trend. When clicking on a page, the address at the top wasn’t showing up like expected. Why were several, different sub-domains that TBT doesn’t own coming up in the top bar? Watch and see….   Is this the future of SEO? Should websites be allowed to buy…

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{Harbor}: Weathering The Storms Of Change….

  I tried desperately to focus on the presentation due tomorrow or the kitchen table with the junk mail piled to the point of no return, but all I could think of were vessels, unmanned and uncharted. I don’t know what happened with my mind to cause this preoccupation, but I do know that somewhere,…

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{Amazing} How Technology Is Changing Copyright….

Ever heard of the guy who was angry at the manufacturer of his Bugaboo stroller over the price of a replacement part? He just… printed his own. Getting ripped off? You, too can go to Shapeaways to get a replica part made for a FRACTION of the manufacturers’ retail price. 3-D printing came straight to…

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