Fred Fabro

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Privacy, Big Data, Human Futures by Gerd Leonhard

PLEASE NOTE: this blog's focus has changed. As of 9/1/2013, my posts will be zeroing in on the FUTURE OF PRIVACY and the role of 'BIG DATA' as well …

For Driving Engagement, B2B Marketers Put a Premium on Content

Since the days of company newsletters sent via snail mail, business-to-business (B2B) marketers have used content marketing as a lead generation and …

Marketing

City of Vancouver moving forward with first-ever Digital Strategy

The Mayor and City Council will vote next week on the first-ever digital strategy for the City of Vancouver, continuing City Hall's work to support …

Shaping Your Future in the Knowledge Society

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App Stores In Q1 2013 Hauled In $2.2B In Sales On 13.4B Downloads, Google/Apple Duopoly Leading The Way: Canalys

Apple’s App Store and Goole Play on Android continue to set the pace for the overall performance and fortunes of mobile apps worldwide, while BlackBerry and Microsoft’s Windows Phone remain “distant challengers.” Figures out today from Canalys note that in Q1 2013, the four top app stores worldwide …

Inky Tears

My other two previous employers, the New York <i>Post</i> and the <i>Times,</i> are hanging in. Few believe that once Rupert Murdoch is gone, his heirs will share …

4 Surprising App-Design Principles, From The Instagram Of Quick Quizzes

Designer Luke Wroblewski describes the sometimes counterintuitive tactics he used to make Polar stand out from the crowd.<p>When we first wrote about Polar, an addictive app that invites you to make and take “this or that”-style quizzes, we called it “an object lesson in mobile design done very, very …

UX Design

Pocket aims to get on publishers’ good sides with a new read-it-later stats package

See how your stories are performing — and whether you have bragging rights over your newsroom cubicle-mate.<p>Pocket, one of the three biggest players in the read-it-later space (with Instapaper and Readability), just announced Pocket for Publishers, a suite of tools to track how your content is …

What's Actually Wrong with Yahoo's Purchase of Summly

yahoo tech March 26, 2013 at 10:10 AM Emin Gün Sirer<p>So, Yahoo is in the news for buying Summly. Summly is a company that extracts summaries of …

As the final holdouts cave on paywalls, it's a big moment for content entrepreneurs

Raise your hand if you still believe that quality news should be available for free online? Okay, now keep your hand up if you actually run the …