Social media in real life – fun and games with SMCSTL and Filament

Last night I attended the Social Media Club – St. Louis (@smcstl) happy hour in celebration of Social Media Day. The event was held at Filament, an incredible new meeting and conference space in downtown St. Louis from my friend Matt Homann and his partners.

Just because that’s the way it is, doesn’t mean that’s the way it has to be

In a tweet earlier today, @Think_Better makes the following suggestion: Next time someone says, “That’s just the way it is,” try asking, “What would be an alternative?” It is all too easy to get stuck in the rut of doing things the way they’ve always been done just because that is the way it has […]

Schneier on Security: Communications During Terrorist Attacks are Not Bad

In Communications During Terrorist Attacks are Not Bad, Bruce Schneier calls Twitter a “vital source of information” during the recent attacks in Mumbai.  But not everyone agrees, as there were reports that Indian authorities were trying to get people to stop posting information, apparently fearing that the terrorists would be able to use this information.  To that, Bruce […]