Tag Archives: social media

Growing old digitally

My birthday was marked in a way that wouldn’t have been possible ten years ago: 78 greetings via Facebook; one ecard; an email; a what’s app message; and two text messages. I also received a parcel via Amazon, and an … Continue reading

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How to be Happy

A gloom can descend on Itchy Ankle at this time of year, when we don’t quite believe spring is coming, and we are still paying off the bills we ran up over Christmas. Dirty impacted snow lines the roads, the … Continue reading

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Banning Smart Phones–So Not Smart

Everywhere I go, people are talking about connectivity, collaboration and the power of collective intelligence and social media. Well, almost everywhere. Transparency Towers this week conducted a forum for 200 company directors at the Met Club in NYC. The location … Continue reading

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Leading from the Digital Edge

Humans have always liked to share their views, get involved, meddle and kvetch–and as recent wikileaks events have shown, now there’s no stopping them. I’m all for it. In real life I am always desperate to be involved in other people’s business … Continue reading

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I was born to Yelp

My missions for this month are  to master Twitter, Yelp and Foursquare, in order to stay hip and with the digital media program. So, far, I am getting nowhere with Foursquare–who would want to know if friends are lurking as … Continue reading

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