Friday, June 22, 2012

Way Cool: Teague Pulse bicycle - built for safety among cars. Turn signals, brake lights, more. At Smart Planet. bike
Printer going crazy? Printing reams of gibberish? A Trojan Horse malware hits printers. Oh joy. ZD Net article

Thursday, June 21, 2012

EASY way to clean your machine, have more space: Get junk out of iTunes with Smart Playlist. CNet video:

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Wondering who's collecting personal info on your Android phone? Lookout Ad Network detector - free and effective.
Find out the top five Android malware apps. Protect yourself! PC Mag article:
Fake security app is really a Zeus banking Trojan Horse. PC Mag article:

Monday, June 18, 2012

Zappo's chief, Tony Hsieh, "Five Ways to Make People Hang on Your Every Word." No guarantees, but some help for would-be public speakers. Forbes
"How to Work a Room Like You Own the Place" Nice article for shy networkers or college grads. Forbes article
Insect-sized drones are watching. DARPA, US military developing tiny flying surveillance "insects." Orwell was right.
Insect-sized drones are watching. DARPA, US military developing tiny flying surveillance "insects." Orwell was right.
Big IQ can = wrong answer: The smarter you are, the dumber you might be. Cognitive bias explored. New Yorker

Monday, May 21, 2012

Kentuckians! Tuesday is election day! Please get to the polls. 79th house district - vote Ken Kearns
You want customers to be clients. You want customers to be clients.
Monsanto's Roundup - scientists warn of dire, widespread harm. deadly Monsanto_is_evil
Want to grow your business? "Strategy trumps tactics every time."

Monday, May 14, 2012

20,000 bottle rockets - is this your marketing? Check it out.
American Enterprise Institute and Brookings Institution (amazingly) agree: Republicans in Washington are the problem.

Friday, May 11, 2012

Three Lexington companies share millions in tax incentives from Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority.
Heard this AM on TV, "Come get a new pair." Thought it was a plastic surgeon ad until I saw it was for an eyeglass store.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Research says you agree with political lies. Yes, you! New research, read here.
Who in Kentucky is getting your tax dollars, and how much?
Toyota announces $32 million (after tax breaks) expansion to Georgetown, KY, engine plant.
I think we make our own luck. The trouble is, some of us are all thumbs.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

A Murphy's Law reminder, by the numbers and many sad but true. You've been warned!

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Who needs a radio with a singer like this? True story.

Friday, May 4, 2012

Here's a video with the straight dope on the "Super Moon" from the experts: NASA.
Lexington, KY's, Mega64 brings humor that "won't fly in real life."

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Historic Calument farm sells for $36. New owner has horse in this Kentucky Derby.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

107 Charged in Medicare Fraud Busts in 7 Cities. Glad to hear it.
Rare Mental Condition Gives Actress Henner Super-Human Memory. Marilu Henner has superhuman memory.
Local guy does good. Lexington's Peter Cook's app is mentioned in Fast Company. Check it out.
Kathy Griffin gets a personal weather forecast on Weather Channel. Not the same channel anymore.
Need new ideas, creativity? Smash ideas together.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

I bought a lemon tree just so that I can yell "I give you life, lemons!"
Stormtrooper Shuffle to LMFAO. Love it.
Five easy, must-know tips when making a video. Improve your work.
Marvel, WeVideo, let fans make their own Avengers video and music remix on YouTube. Cool! Here:
Rand Fishkin (SEOMoz) video about negative SEO. Learn a bit about protecting yourself. Good stuff.
IBM, HP - Dell is knocking on your door, and they've got phones, too. Surprise!
Great article on video marketing. Need help? Drop me a line: Marketing Profs

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Programmer and engineer shortage - enrollments are down, jobs slip overseas. This is trouble. TechCrunch
95% of independent restaurants have no mobile site, only 40% have online menus - BIG mistake. TechCrunch:

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Your smart phone is a pocket computer jammed with personal info. How to keep it safe? Please read this PC Mag article:
Great article on spotting a liar (not foolproof at all). Don't go all CSI on them, though. Bloomberg
It doesn't pay to be yourself at work. Yipes! Bloomberg

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Who's right, science or religion? Does God exist? You tell me.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Your Wandering Mind: ADD? What's it about? Answers here.

Monday, April 23, 2012

Do you have a "smashable" brand? Break a Coke bottle and you still know it's theirs. How strong is your brand? Fast Company,
Family's railroad store runs because of autistic son's passion for trains.
This is fantastic, and I don't care if it's an ad. Peter the Elephant plays with a Galaxy Note. Wonderful!

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Stupidity captured at 2500 frames per second. Oh, yeah.
Wonder why aliens don't land? YOU are the reason.

Friday, April 13, 2012

PostSecret's Frank Warren gives a very moving Ted Talk about the joys and sorrows in a half-million postcards. YouTube
Ky. State Police site 70% increase in motorcycle wrecks over 2011. Watch out, people! Story here:

Monday, April 2, 2012

Check your credit card account for fraud. Security breach, up to 10 million accounts:

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Aweseome Groupon deal: Sennheiser CX280 ear buds, reg $80, $23 with s/h. Check it:
We need World's Fairs again to kill global crankiness.

Monday, March 19, 2012

The Internet of Things - toys, tools, appliances, groceries - everything talks to you. The Convergence? Coming fast.
Neuroscientists Find That Men And Women Respond Differently To Stress. Article and video: stress thesexes

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Environmental Ignorance and Hypocrisy – Hello Dead People. You're being poisoned, and you're to blame.

Saturday, March 17, 2012

And if one Mario Kart on city streets is good, two's better, and this one is closer to the "real" thing. Funny stuff.
Real-life Mario brothers kart through Tokyo. No word on Yoshi, though. Video, too.
Supersonic biplane? Japanese aerodynamicists have a very cool design. At Dvice.
Mobile devices and batteries - when to charge, how to lengthen their lives, etc. Good info, stuff you didn't know.
Interesting "experimental" laptop designs - bridging the gap between conventional and gesture-based computing. Cool!
Neutrino networks? Gigabit speeds over hundreds of miles? Could be. ZDNet article. networking gigabit

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

What universities had had the largest data breaches? See the brackets here (PC Mag)
New malware hides all your files, claims disk errors, disables commands to unhide them, demands ransom as antivirus.
More proof that earth is getting hotter, this edition brought to you by NASA. Read it and weep ... or drive less.
Mac users - you are NOT immune. Get over it. The 10 Most Dangerous Mac Viruses. PCMag article.
Hacker threatens to expose Anonymous members, Al Qaeda supporters. Hello Jester. Interesting phone hacks ZDNet article
3 myths of guest writing for blogs, and 6 tatics on how to do it well.
51% of web traffic is malicious, not human. That's a lot of malice, folks. PC Mag

Monday, March 12, 2012

If I see a news item about someone local abusing children, I always look at the piece and hope it's no one I know. Thankfully it never has.
There's still huge opportunity in mobile - what's your big idea? Go for it.