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Is Progress Inevitable? The More Digital One Is, The Less Digital One Wants To Be?

I've been known to start off conversations by saying: Most Gen Y don't agree with me; Gen Z typically frown at the thought; and Baby Boomers tend to split down the middle. The underlying concept behind this question is: Is digital bound to deliver progress? In the best-selling book, Sapiens, author Yuval Noah Harari definitely puts a rather…

Digital Etiquette – The Survey Says…

Last week, I conducted a survey and received nearly 200 responses. You can see the first post on the topic here, featuring the results across the 13 questions, each of which tackled a specific "digital" situation. For each question, the respondents were asked to rate the behaviors of how people used these digital tools. Here are…

Digital Manners – Stemming the Tide of Poor Habits and Etiquette

It's true that my peers and I (as well as plenty of those that followed) went to school with any more than (at best) access to a computer. So how is society to self-educate? With parents that haven't been trained, we are supposed to be setting the course. But, it is most disconcerting to see how digital manners have…

Mobile, Data & Privacy – The Big Deals And Key Words For Business In 2014

As "new" technology gradually becomes more embedded into "business as usual," defining tech trends and hot tickets for a specific timeframe can seem almost anachronistic. Technologies arrive and mature at different times according to the culture, the sector and, sometimes, to random factors (such as an innovation out of left field).  The three key words…

Details – The devil in digital marketing : A Eurostar case study

Boosting your travel experience I enjoy travel, despite the myriad hassles*.  Digital is now an integral part of that travel experience.  Thus, I also enjoy pointing out digital marketing initiatives by travel companies. For example, I am a regular on the EUROSTAR between Paris and London. Hat tip number 1: Free wifi at St Pancras…