Tag: social media

Exploring the Future . . . and Helping Your Find Your Future

Music 2020

Reflecting on My SXSW 2016 Journeys

I spoke at SXSW Music again this year on my current favorite topic: Music 20/20 and how we can proactively affect the future. SXSW, however, is not just about speaking. It is about diving deeply into diverse ideas with diverse people. It is one of my annual addictions. This is my 7th year going to…
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LinkedIn InMaps

Visually Mapping Your Social Self

In older days, I would Google myself to see how I surfaced.  That’s not just an ego thing — I found many strange things attributed to me.  I research myself, or at least my professional reach. In current days, there are tools that help me “research myself” using visualization tools. I’m sharing two here: InMaps…
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Facebook: At a Plateau or Changing Audiences?

Digital Hollywood has been a semi-annual ritual for us for more than five years.  Our president, Dr. Gigi Johnson, moderated a panel to a packed room on “The Facebook Factor,” with the following introductory slides on the size and scale of Facebook in the United States:

SXSW 2014 Crowdsourced Panelpicker: Update with Results

         [Revised Jan. 22, 2014] Back in August 2013, SXSW started its crowdsourced panel picking process for 2014.  Each year, thousands of people pitch great ideas to be voted on in a big crowdsourced process.  According to a recent email, 700 people pitched SXSWedu (education) panels for that conference.  More than 3,000…
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5 Ways to View the Ryan Seacrest/NBC Universal Deal

A reporter from a major newspaper emailed me on Friday with three questions about the Ryan Seacrest/NBC Universal two-year, multi-platform deal.  He had found me from one of my non-Maremel roles: lecturer at UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management.  (I’m off this quarter, and back in June with their summer program.)   He asked about (1)…
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Holiday greetings of the past

Holiday Letters = Progressive Trends + Gender Parity and Power?

Here’s my headscratcher of the season: two nag holiday letters.