Archive for the ‘networks’ Category

Twitter Abuse

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

Twitter abuse is now a pandemic – at least in my mind. People are recklessly using of this micro-blogging application, often without a purpose or goal in mind. This is one of the main reason I don’t use the service as much as I used to. The concept of value has become lost among a sea of thoughtless, frenzied tweets. (more…)

Insignificant Content

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

With so many blogs already online and more appearing every day, it’s hard differentiate your content and build credibility. In my opinion, perception around the quality of blog content has decreased significantly as the utter mass continues to grow at an astonishing rate. In other words, quantity is overtaking quality.

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Micro-Apps

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

The way I see it, micro-apps are the future of the web application. These tiny apps only do one thing in particular – but they do it well. As opposed to more robust applications, micro-apps focus on a single task and target that problem with a specialized solution.

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Competitor Creep

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

Many new companies looking to compete in a given space choose to first copy basic competitor features to level the playing field. Only at this point do they integrate their own functionality and incorporate what they think the consumer will want. This tactic isn’t rare by any means, but it may bring about feature creep and maybe even an inferior overall offering.

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Is Stealth Mode a Good Thing?

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Some start-ups choose to develop their products and services in stealth mode in order to avoid competitor attention and build hype leading up to the launch. Many believe this to be the best tactic, although I’m not yet convinced.

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