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Planet Earth

How Mobile Changes the World

More people on the planet have mobile phones than adequate sanitation. Whilst sanitation is important, the mobile computer potentially can deliver greater good. Here’s how this could work… 1 Mobile Networks No other core infrastructure has ever been so rapidly deployable: one cell tower versus networks of roads, railways, health care, schools, electricity and water.…

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Mobile Computing

The Rise of Mobile Computing

Mobile computing? It doesn’t seem that different to what we’ve had for a while. So what’s new now? And, why is this such a significant trend? If you want to ride the wave, you first need to understand it. Here we define mobile computer, why it’s special and a new wave of opportunity. More Than…

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Google Translate

The End of Translation

Today, the technology of virtual augmentation is about to kill off one big part of the need to learn a language. Virtual Augmentation means that graphic or virtual images are overlaid on top of live pictures. A simple example would be watching sport when the score is displayed at the same time as you watch…

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14 Marketing Trends

Marketing Trends

This is an extract from the Book Rapper issue Marketing Now-How which is derived from Seth Godin’s brilliant book Meatball Sundae. 14 Marketing Trends Fourteen trends are redefining marketing. What’s the Big Idea Attract the Interested Slice and Dice Strengthen AND Outsource Scarce OR Abundant Cheap OR Best Hits to Niches Infinite Channels Authentic Stories…

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Brain - Four Skills of Wellbeing

The Four Skills of Wellbeing

I’ve just returned from my mindfulness study group lead by Mark Molony. Tonight we watched a video featuring Richard Davidson. He’s the professor of psychology and psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as well as as the founder and chair of the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the Waisman Center. Davidson is best known…

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Meatball Sundae: Thriving in the Digital Marketing Era

14 Marketing Trends for Thriving in the Digital Era

        Marketing Trends Marketing trends emerge when the rules of marketing change. And marketing has changed have changed because of the new digital tools. That’s the blunt message from marketing guru Seth Godin in his best-selling book Meatball Sundae. (I summarized as the Book Rapper issue Marketing How-Now). Seth defines 14 marketing trends…

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Content Saturation

Overcome Content Saturation

The greatest opportunity of our era is the chance to publish our thoughts and share them with the world via the internet. The inevitable consequence of giving everyone content creation tools is saturation. We’re all now dripping wet in the stuff! As an audience member this can be overwhelming. And, as a content creator this can…

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