Archive for: June, 2016

More than 25% of Internet users will block ads this year

More than 25% of Internet users will block ads this year. The talk of the Cannes Lions Festival this past week was “ad blocking.” Propelled to a fervor by the coinciding eMarketer Report, it was revealed that more than 25% of U.S. Internet users will block ads this year via multiple devices. This is a…

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See. Think. Do. Care.

See. Think. Do. Care. Last week I attended The Art Of Marketing and watched Avinash Kaushik – friend, fellow tech geek and Google’s Digital Marketing Evangelist – own the stage, as he drove home his key message about how marketers and brands are trying to drive consumers the way THEY want, and not the way…

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Mary Meeker’s 2016 Internet Trends

Mary Meeker’s 2016 Internet Trends. Stop holding your breath, as Mary Meeker is back with one of the most eagerly anticipated reports of 2016. Silicon Valley literally starts breathing again, when this always weighty (213 pages this year), Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) cornucopia of facts is released. In our always on, always connected…

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Connectography = connectivity + geography

Connectography = connectivity + geography. Global strategist Parag Khanna begins his buoyant and hopeful Ted Talk with, “I want you to reimagine how life is organized on earth.” In his new book Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization, he makes the case that, “the arc of global history is undeniably bending towards integration.” Khanna…

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