Content companies are missing the point. What they should be taking away from games.

There is the buzziest of buzz words buzzing around and it is Gamification.  There is an official definition but I'll sum it up like this: Gamification - the applying of game-mechanics (points, levels, progress or badges) to non-game related things. Inside the game development world there are lots of argument about whether this is a good …

I’m over it. – Things that are said that mean nothing but keep being said.

There are a lot of new cliche's.  They are the new corporate buzzwords or things that simply creep into language.  There is a whole lot of this going on.  Some of the meaningless things are said are simply there to make you feel bad,  to stifle your ideas or just to make you feel shitty. …

How I watch baseball – the second screen in action

When I watch baseball I like to have as much information as possible.  The announcers basically say nothing I don’t know, in fact most of they time they talk nonsense (especially Michael Kay who is a corporate mouthpiece for the Yankees) What I do is look up players as they come up.  I look up …

How I watch baseball – the second screen in action

When I watch baseball I like to have as much information as possible.  The announcers basically say nothing I don't know, in fact most of they time they talk nonsense (especially Michael Kay who is a corporate mouthpiece for the Yankees) What I do is look up players as they come up.  I look up …

Trends I’m Seeing – Things to think about

Just a quick note more and hopefully a conversation starter that we can all discuss. - We're in a post-web world, web being browser based on a laptop or desktop, (and that's a mistake)- Pocket computers (aka mobile phones) are a huge deal, the impact of which we are downplaying. (even with all the hype) …

Social Media Hot Sheet – Work Hard at learning

I am learning very quickly that smart people are saying smart things all the time. They are available and there to be followed. Like I said in one of my older posts, there is no excuse for not knowing. The information is out there. The smartest brand managers are telling your what they know, the …