Google’s Patent for Facial Recognition

Google has published a facial recognition patent that might be used to auto-tag people across the web.  Auto-tagging, feature recognition, and 3D modeling are far from new concepts so it seems like Google is going to rush to beat Facebook to the punch.  I suspect that...

FutureM "Future of Digital Strategy" Notes

I just got home from an interesting session of FutureM Boston “Future of Digital Strategy” session and wanted to type out some notes while the ideas are fresh in my head. Quick takeaway; The role of marketing is changing. Analytics are key. 2010 was year of mobile....

Catching Up on Geo-Based Marketing

When Yelp originally added the geo “check in” feature, I was very excited.  I love Yelp and their iPhone app so I immediately put my Foursquare account on hold to focus on learning the ins-and-outs of Yelp.  It was a very polished app but I made the assumption that...

Twitter is Killing My Blog

Increasingly I’m finding that I’m spending more time on Twitter and less time on my blog and I suspect I’m far from the only one.  Blogs are great as a repository of information or in depth research but, for me, Twitter has become a much more...