Influence and Numbers

The Emperor wears no clothes. Here’s how fads occur.. Someone does something that other people agree is a good or stylish thing to do and then everyone copies that person. Eventually, all the guys want to buy the same car and all the gals want to buy the same boots and sunglasses and nobody realizes […]

Wingman Responsibilities [Hunters, Part 01]

One of the reasons I really enjoyed MTV’s “Jersey Shore” is that they finally showed the lifestyle of what I call “Hunters”. Pauly & Mike were hunters, at least at the time that show was taped. They were down for the game. Fresh (new) chicks every night. They had a couple of repeat chicks, but […]

How do you read Twitter?

I’m pretty sure I first became aware of Twitter two years ago around the time SXSWi 2007 was going on. It was fun to keep up with who was at which party and who was trying to get a cab home or to the next event. Once I got involved with Twitter, I noticed that […]