RFID and NFC presentation from SXSW

Whoa, that title's a mouthful. Interested in radio frequency identification (RFID) or near field communications (NFC)? Have no clue what either are? I hope the talk I'm giving at South by Southwest (SXSW) will be useful for both audiences, and I welcome your feedback. Slides are below, the short link is bit.ly/sxswnfc, and further resources […]

Kneel Before the King of Disinfectant

Originally published in MediaPost's Social Media Insider My name is David B., and I'm the King of Disinfectant. That's how I'll need to introduce myself when a 12-step program comes along to help people with their mobile social media obsessions. If I work fast, I can get this listed as a condition in the Diagnostic […]

You Call That a Bribe?

Today’s Search Insider column, originally in MediaPost Microsoft’s new Live Search Cashback program has been routinely called a bribe by journalists and pundits. Microsoft and others have tried to bribe users before, but calling Cashback a form of “bribery” diminishes the meaning of the word. Here’s how Cashback works: A consumer searches a Microsoft property […]