Brian McLane

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NO REST FOR THE BIG MOUTHS

March 17th, 2010 · No Comments · Technology

On linkedin.com (my favorite site as I have previously mentioned), I am a member of several groups. Mostly having to do with video, or PR or digital this or that. In an age of youtube, social media, etc., things often can be misinterpreted. You know how an email is antiseptic in its tone UNLESS YOU […]

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FAST FOOD TV FOR FAST FOOD LOVERS

March 16th, 2010 · No Comments · Mobile Marketing, Social Commentary

What happened to good acting and a good script? Is every show about the short take, big cast, lots of meaningless blab that goes according to formula and leaves everyone temporarily satisfied until they get their next fix of fast food entertainment and more. And why not? Americans are eating their way to their hearts […]

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THE MOBILE BROADBAND INITIATIVE – THE NEED FOR SPEED.

March 15th, 2010 · No Comments · Mobile Marketing, Social Commentary, Technology

We’re way behind. 93 million rural Americans, kids, low income Americans – it’s a new form of slavery – called digital exclusion. Broadband Service Providers will lie and lobby and divert, delay, deny, whatever to keep people stupid. Try to stop bills that include consumer service protections and maintain their unfair levels of competition. Why […]

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I THIS I THAT IREPORT IPROGRAM

March 14th, 2010 · No Comments · Technology

Everyone who reads this blog knows that I’m a big proponent of things like mobile content, participatory information gathering, citizen journalism and so on. There’s one thing though that needs to be distinguished. That there’s a big difference between DATA and FACTS. So here we are with the single most important and useful piece of […]

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JUST IN FROM THE WHAT WERE YOU THINKING DEPT.

March 13th, 2010 · No Comments · Technology

Only last night I was arguing that teachers were getting better and that there was no excuse for kids in bad schools that really want to learn. That’s unless of course you’re dodging stray bullets. So kids have it tough enough. But this one caught my eye especially since I’m considering issues related to school […]

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