10 Types of Updates to Power Your Social Media... →
Blog Post: Mobile Devices in Education: Part 1 →
A new blog post by me for a client
LinkedIn 277% More Effective for Lead Generation... →
Building a Windows 8 RSS Reader →
(via visualstudiomagazine.com) “Eric Vogel walks through a soup-to-nuts demo for building a Metro-style RSS reader”
The Coming Opportunity of BYOD →
(via readwriteweb.com) Methinks: Is bring Your Own Device in your future?
Build a jQuery Site in a Day - Website Magazine -... →
Road Rules for Agile Teams →
(via visualstudiomagazine.com) Aaron Bjork talks about the importance of simplicity and clear rules in your software process.
Daily Wrap: appMobi Releases jQ.Mobi and More →
5 Predictions for Online Data in 2012 →
12 Top Big Data Analytics Players --... →
Facebook's Open Graph: Boons For Business, Perils... →
Google Launches QR Code-Based Login Security... →
Google has released a new way to securely log into Google accounts on public computers. Using a smartphone, scan the QR code generated at accounts.google.com/sesame. The Google login prompt will appear on your phone, and logging in there will log you into a session on the desktop. This prevents the user from having to type sensitive login credentials into a public machine, which could be...
Amazon Launches Big Data Service →
DynamoDB cloud service, based on Amazon’s own big data handling experience, offers NoSQL database capabilities and storage built for speed.
How Publishers Should Prepare for EPUB 3 →
(via digitalbookworld.com) The future of e-books is now. The Coming Battle With Retailers New Paradigms in Sales and Marketing New Ways of Thinking About Content New Workflows Hiring New, Expensive Workers
Tablet and e-book reader ownership surge in the... →
(via pewinternet.org) Methinks: the demographics may surprise you
Lies, Damned Lies, and Ebooks →
Darned good article - and that’s product marketing!
Rockford Public Library urged to think of its... →
The only thing I would add is that an eReader is made of atoms. What’s wrong with lending out and returning an electronic device rather than a heavier paper device?
The Definitive Guide To HTML5: 14 Predictions For... →
(via techcrunch.com) Methinks: Interesting predictions. Some I agree with, others eh. What do you think?
Caching in on HTML5 Local Storage →
(via visualstudiomagazine.com) “HTML5 introduces client-side caching for local and session storage. Learn how to boost your app’s performance through the new functionality”
What's Coming in jQuery Mobile 1.1 and Beyond →
Apple: 1.5 million iPads are used in educational... →
(via @TNW) “… more than 1.5 million iPads are in use in educational programs.… the U.S education system is failing to deal with “swelling class sizes, stretched budgets and other issues” but that students and younger audiences are looking to the iPad as a modern day learning device.”
Betting Big on the Future of HTML5, Financial... →
Apple’s education event: Everything you need to... →
Methinks: Certainly these announcements are as profound as they are welcome. If you do not think that this can change the entire landscape of first textbooks and then education, do you remember the music industry before iTunes? It will be interesting to see how the tools for creating iBook 2 evolve. How standards based is the format? How can the content be resused outside of this iBook wrapper....
Amazon Scoots Past Apple's Rules With HTML5 iPad... →
(via paidcontent.org) Methinks: This will be the predominant way eBusiness is done not only for iOS but for all platform. The new tool kits for mobile jQuery development are astounding. And with Apple wanting 30% most have no choice.
jQ.Mobi: At Last, jQuery Rewritten, Ground-Up,... →
Methinks: A potentially very interesting product. I am trying it out at the moment.
Why Small Businesses Should Care About SOPA →
Why SOPA and PIPA Won’t Stop Real Piracy →
The What And How Of Social Business (via... →
3 M's of Social Commerce →
(via Website Magazine) Merchandising Marketing Metrics
An Introduction to Structured Data for Merchants -... →
“In June 2011, Google, Yahoo! and Bing came together to create Schema.org, a website showcasing a unified effort that aims to ensure the consistency of structured data use across the Web. Merchants can especially benefit from the use of structured data by taking advantage of product microdata, the special content included in a Web page’s HTML that helps define specific details about products...
Tablets Will Transform the Classroom →
(via @mashable) Methinks: They CAN transform the classroom. The sad thing is that entrenched interests and fear of change will limit most transformations - for a generation.
Why Tablet Publishing Is Poised to Revolutionize... →
(via @mashable) Today, only 57% of students who attend college in the U.S. actually graduate. The country ranks 12th among 36 developed countries. President Obama’s administration has astated goal for the U.S.: Take the lead in higher education completion rates by 2020. To accomplish this aim, Obama notes the need to foster critical thinking, champion problem solving and employ innovative...
Apple to announce tools, platform to "digitally... →
(via arstefhnica.com) Methinks: An “GarageBand for e-books,” app sounds awesome!
Using mobile Web-based research to deliver... →
(via mobithinking.com) “On Device Research has generated some fascinating research into the mobile-only generation – this is the very significant proportion of mobile Web users who do not access the Web via any other device other than their cell phone. What makes this research even more interesting is that the surveys are conducted exclusively via the mobile Web. In this interview, the...
Mobile Learning & the Evolution of Content... →
(via mobl21.com) “Every since the written word was created, content delivery was curtailed by the media on which it was delivered. In the beginning, clay tablets could only be so big before they became unwieldy. Therefore the amount of material that could be communicated was limited by the media.”
Consumerization of IT on full display at CES as... →
(via tabtimes.com) Methinks: This is what is driving the BYOD trend
What’s Coming In 2012: Book Publishing →
(via paidcontent.org) 2011 was a busy and eventful year in book publishing—but 2012 promises to be even more so, as various issues that started bubbling up in ‘11 shift and mature. Here are three predictions. Amazon and Barnes & Noble make a deal, sort of E-book pricing will shift to quality-focused debates One big-six publisher will try a subscription scheme
Mobile Web Design Trends and Best Practices →
(via designmodo.com) Methinks: A year ago mobile first design was a good idea. This year it is critical. Do you have the chops for these new best practices?
One Laptop Per Child Debuts Rugged Tablet for... →
Blog: Current Trends in Textbook Publishing by... →
(via shift365.com) The digitization of media has affected most business models over the last few decades. Consumer media such as music and photography were among the first to be affected. Books, and bookstores have seen significant change due to eCommerce,Print-on-Demand and eBooks. The textbook market has been fairly immune until just the past few years, but that is also now changing.
For the first time in the music industry, digital... →
(via thenextweb.com) “Now CNN is reporting that digital sales have just shot past physical, beating them out for the number one spot.”