Those of you who subscribe to this blog via email might have (oddly) received an older post from “me” in your inbox today. Some of you might have noticed a strange little ad at the bottom of the e-mail.
Additionally, if by chance you recently Googled m-cause, you may have received a notice that my site may be “compromised.”
All is well now. I’ve had the [...]
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Identity is a pretty complex “umbrella” concept that gets tossed around a lot. If you talk to someone in business/marketing, identity covers everything from a company name and logo, to an entire image or perceived set of values in the marketplace.
If you talk to a social scientist, they’ll use identity to describe a person’s expression of their individuality. Indeed, social psychologists will see identity as [...]
After being out for a bit more than a week, I thought I would post a couple of links that caught my eye as I re-opened my computer.
Conspicuous, but not Consuming: Why Facebook is more important to the environment than solar panels: This is a pretty optimistic article (which I missed over a month ago) touting the move to online social networking as a fundamental shift in the pattern of [...]
Happy 4th of July weekend to all the US Americanos out there. Today I’m going fishing…in my Google Feed Reader.
Yes, I felt like a fisherman this morning as I tried to catch some interesting info in the hundreds of blog posts and articles that had somehow piled up–over the last 24 hours.
24 hours? What is happening? I have a Google headache now…and I didn’t even open Tweetdeck. I can’t keep [...]
For Douglas Rushkoff, author of Life, Inc. How the World Became a Corporation and How to Take it Back, a pervasive mindset of “Corporatism” exists in society today. Rushkoff believes that after generations of Corporate encroachment into the lives of ordinary people, the world has become a corporation, in a sense, and now it is time to take it back.
The Core Problem: After generations of subjugation to corporatism, ordinary people [...]