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Follower Hyperinflation

Monday, August 9th, 2010

All things digital are inherently vulnerable to inflation. Spam takes advantage of the limits of digital interaction to create scale from the (previously) unscalable, then profit from it. We normally apply this to email, but it could apply to Twitter, Facebook, or Youtube views. It could apply to pageviews to your website or anything else where […]

Why Twitter Was Inevitable

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Have you listened to the radio recently? I was on a radio interview with the CBC last week with Jo-Ann Roberts. It reminded me about a lot of stuff I had forgotten about in radio culture– things that are necessary because of channel-surfing that goes on with most listeners. One of those things is to […]