communication

Thinking Visually

by: David Armano

Next Thursday I'll be giving a talk MG Fest (Motion Graphic Festival) in Chicago. It's a great opportunity to talk about one of my true passions, using visuals in the thinking and communicating process. The talk will be a 20 minute "Ted style" presentation (which is why the number of slides is under 25).  Below is how I've framed it:

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Spring Classes!

by: Nancy Baym

I’ve finished up the syllabi for the two classes I’m teaching this semester.

I’m teaching an undergraduate course called Communication On The Internet. The sections of the course outline correspond to the chapters of my book Personal Connections In A Digital Age, which I hope will see the light of day around this time next year.

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The Value of the 'Ack' in Personal Networking

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2008 Prediction #1: Finish Conversations

by: Jonathan Salem Baskin

It's very likely that we're going to hear lots more in 2008 about the magic and glory of endless conversation. I'm going to suggest that we might see just the opposite start happening or, if not, that we should.

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'Sesame Street Simple' Communication with a Story

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Never Having to Say You're Sorry

by: Jonathan Salem Baskin

(note: this is part 1 in this week's 5-part series on the brandification of our lives. In the spirit of full disclosure, I am a political Independent).

The Republican Party is going to try to "rebrand" itself this year.

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High Touch, No Feeling

by: Jonathan Salem Baskin

So here we are, tumbling together into a recession, a Presidential election cycle, violent storms, and a host of other events that are, at best, distracting and, at worst, troubling...and some of the businesses that touch consumers most regularly (and intimately, next to doctors and shampoo makers) are blissfully detached.

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Facebook and Techcrunch: the Costs of Technological Determinism and Configuring Users

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The Art of Smogging

by: Alain Thys

Which would you consider to be the minimum acceptable level of education for your customers? Primary? High-School? University? Post-Grad?

If you think this is a non-sensical question, think again. At SAP or Samsung it looks like you need at least a university degree before they want to talk to you. Microsoft, Disney (!?) and Starbucks even require a post-graduate.

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Growing up Assuming You Can Publish is Going to Make People Different

by: Lynette Webb

Quote is slightly paraphrased from an article Russell Davies wrote about Clay Shirky’s book “Here comes everybody”:

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