Ollie, the socially awkward robot

If I say ‘robot’, what’s the first image that springs to mind? Most people visualize R2D2, C3PO, the Man-Machine from Metropolis or ASIMO, the Honda Walking Robot. Maybe even a Roomba. I am willing to bet the image of a mylar balloon with flapping “wings” did not figure highly in your mental model of what […]

Remote Fingerprint Scanning

We’re all used to seeing criminals being fingerprinted. Many of us, who have voluntarily been bonded for an employee were fingerprinted as a measure of good faith. Imagine now, being suspected of a crime, and having your fingerprints taken remotely without your knowledge. Sounds impossible. Fingerprinting requires ink pads or scanning glass, right? Not any […]

Dear Foursquare,

Dear Foursquare, I’ve been seeing someone else. I know. I know. We had such a good run together. But it’s just not working out anymore. You’re just… how do I say this politely? Unstable. I want to go places and you take forever to get ready. Your locations load like black strap molasses and frequently […]

How to keep customers loyal

Korg is a synthesizer/effects pedal company that’s been around for decades. While they’ve always had great products, they never got the media attention of Roland or Moog. But that’s been changing fast. Korg has been killing the competition lately with great digital products and brilliant marketing ideas. Last year, they put out the iElectribe, a […]

Social Media Infographics

There’s a ton of social media infographics out there. It seems like you can’t swing a dead cat without hitting a new one every day. That said, I was honored to find that one of my infographics made the list of Top 20 Social Media Statistics Infographics, compiled by the fine folks at Graphics.MS. (Mine […]