UCCS Programs Ranked Among Best for Public Universities

Looks like UCCS, where I got my MBA, ranked pretty high this year in U.S. News & World Report. DENVER – The University of Colorado at Boulder remains among the nation’s top public universities for undergraduates—ranking 34th overall—and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is among the best public colleges in the West offering…

Start-Up Attacks Media Bias

This article covers an interesting new tool that helps users discover media bias. Users download Spinoculars, a toolbar that sits atop the browser and lets readers know if the story they are reading has any phrases or words that indicate bias. (It works only in Firefox now and will work in Internet Explorer in a…

RelevantNoise: Keeping track of the political buzz

I’m a big politics buff, so I thought this article was rather interesting as it brings together my interest in interactive media and the world of politics (and its related to a tool I have used and can recommend). Bloggers and social media enthusiasts on the Internet have weighed in on the recent McCain –…

Integrated Marketing: Aligning offline and online efforts

Lack of marketing strategy and execution integration seems to be a common challenge to many companies face when there are “silos” within the marketing channels. Inevitably, your customers will end up seeing different creative, different offers, and different price points. Your integration efforts would probably needs to start at your “List” level. For best integration,…

Browser Wars II — Chrome vs. IE7

Sounds like Google is seeing the IE 7 as a possible threat, or perhaps they see a potential market that has been under-served. Google Chrome is designed to make it easier and faster to browse the Web, by offering enhanced address-bar features and other elements that are very different from those on other browsers. The…

Identify Shoppers by Past Purchases… and by Sight

One of the memorable scenes in the Minority Report (Tom Cruise), a Gap billboard mis-identifies Cruise’s character by the “donated” implanted eyeballs he is “wearing.” “[Cruise] walks into a shopping mall, where his new eyes are scanned with a telltale spark. Mistaking him for the eyeballs’ former owner, a nearby Gap billboard exclaims, “Hello, Mr….

Twitter co-founder on Obama text strategy

Short and rather shallow piece on Twitter and political communication strategy. I was hoping for some more in-depth thoughts from the founder of Twitter, but then again, Cavuto didn’t really ask heavy questions. This is the equivalent of a tiny McDonald’s hamburger — fast-food business television. Somewhat interesting nevertheless. I went ahead and added Obama…

Randy Pausch Lecture: Time Management

I finally got around to watch Randy Pausch’s “Last Lecture” over the weekend, and found this other lecture that Pausch gave on time management I thought would be worth watching. In case you’ve been living under a rock and don’t know who Randy Pausch is, here is a short bio: Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch…

Why Voicemail Sucks!

checking my voice mail is as annoying as calling my cable company’s 800 support number.

Making a Difference around the world

One of the things I love about blogs, Youtube and other online tools is the ability to stay connected to the causes I care about. Here is a perfect example: I won’t give to many details because its personal, but its exciting to me to stay informed of such a great effort that I have…