READ: Lanier’s Dawn of the New Everything

Jaron Lanier was the founder of VPL in the 90’s, a pioneering company around virtual reality. I stumbled onto a recent Interview with Lanier about his new book. Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. Lanier is a creative thinker, one who has grappled with ideas like Ray Kurzweil’s singularity. He has …

Review: Here Comes Everybody by Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky tells a great story. Here Comes Everybody begins with a case of a lost phone in a taxi cab, and the extraordinary turn of events that led to the owner retrieving it. From photos posted online, to NYPD who were uninterested in following up, to taking it all online. Through that online publicity, the …

Book review – Trust Agents by Chris Brogan & Julien Smith

Stumbling onto 800-CEO-Read, and their top books feature, I found Brogan and Smith’s work.  Brogan’s blog intrigued me enough so I walked down to the Strand here in NYC to pick up a copy. What I found was an excellent introduction to the nebulous world of social media marketing, where you find all sorts of …