Social Media’s Sordid Secret

January 4th, 2012 § permalink

Aggregation is a cheap, blunt instrument and like all cheap, blunt instruments it is necessary but not sufficient.

Creativities Cardboard Cage

December 6th, 2011 § permalink

We are trapped by our own startling lack of imagination.

On Finding Truth

December 5th, 2011 § permalink

A big part of respecting the truth is understanding that for the most part you have no idea what it is.

The 3rd Law of Marketing

November 30th, 2011 § permalink

Marketing is the overwhelming application of narrative against inertia.

The 3rd Law of Marketing

November 22nd, 2011 § permalink

Marketing is the overwhelming application of narrative against inertia.

A Deathbed Revelation

September 27th, 2011 § permalink

Death isn’t the really hard thing, the really hard thing is the sickening realization that you haven’t really lived.

The Crafter’s First Law of Social Engineering

September 12th, 2011 § permalink

Most of civilization balances on the effectiveness of crate paper and double-sided tape.

The Fifth Rule of Modern Marketing

September 8th, 2011 § permalink

It’s surprisingly easy to spend so much time crafting a “personal brand” that you forget to actually do anything.

The Consumer-Creator Paradox

September 7th, 2011 § permalink

Consumers are basically stupid, remember we are all consumers.

Waiting To Inhale

September 2nd, 2011 § permalink

We spend an inordinate amount of time sitting around waiting for something good to happen.

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