New! My Talk at Google's 2018 I/O Conference on Building Healthier Relations with Technology
Category Archives: Impact of Technology

Does Quiet Un-Nerve Us? A Muse on Tinker Tailor Soldier…

First one, then another… at the showing of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy that I attended last weekend, numerous people walked out of the movie. By the third or fourth exodus, I noticed that viewers were exiting in the film’s most still moments: when the camera lingers on retired spy George Smiley, pensively sitting alone in . . . read more

Social Media: Good, Bad and Surprising, brought to you by CNN

“Take some time to just be human, off-line.” Those were the parting words of musician Pete Wentz – 2 million Twitter followers! – at the close of last Thursday’s CNN Dialogue, a community discussion at Morehouse College in Atlanta. The topic: Social Media: The Good, the Bad and the Surprising. My fellow panelists were Wentz, . . . read more

With A Little Help From My Friends

When you’re an author, you have to be an extrovert and an introvert. Long lonely days of research, writing and thinking are interspersed (if you’re lucky) with speaking, interviews, travel and time spent plugging your book. These two challenges demand different kinds of energy.

So wearing my hyper-social marketing hat, I recently pushed a button . . . read more

Virtual Literary Salon on Information Overload

Five influential authors who have written books on aspects of information overload will come together for the first time in a “virtual literary salon” produced by IORG—the Information Overload Research Group.  The event takes place on June 27, 2011, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EDT.

This is the first time that all five authors—Dave Crenshaw (author . . . read more