Jeffrey Mann

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2014′s New Years Anti-Resolutions

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 1, 2014  |  Submit a Comment

For the past several years, I have written a series of blog posts on anti-resolutions for the new year. Publishing predictions in a blog or video post around this time of year is easy and predictable. So I won’t. If lots of people do something, that usually is enough reason for me not to do it. My resolutions are “anti” [...]

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The Next Social Thing

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 5, 2011  |  2 Comments

As social software becomes more popular and widely-adopted, it seems like everything is getting a social component. I recently tweeted some musings about what could be the next big social thing. My colleague Andy added a few more. I thought I would use this longer format to add some possibilities of what these Next Big [...]

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New Years Anti-Resolutions for 2011

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 1, 2011  |  5 Comments

For the last two years, I have done blog posts on what I call my anti-resolutions for the year. Many bloggers publish their predictions, personal resolutions and highlights around the end of the year. So I won’t. If lots of people do something, that usually is a good enough reason for me not do it. [...]

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Twappy Twirthday Twittter

by Jeffrey Mann  |  March 22, 2010  |  1 Comment

It is hard to believe that the Twitter phenomenon is only four years old, but it’s true that the Twitter.com service went live on March 21, 2006. It has enjoyed a meteoric rise into common consciousness, such that even people who never use it know what (more or less) it is, and have heard celebrities [...]

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My New Year’s Anti-Resolutions for 2010

by Jeffrey Mann  |  December 30, 2009  |  9 Comments

Last year, I did a blog post on what I call my anti-resolutions for the year. Traditionally, many blogs publish their predictions and personal resolutions around the end of the year. So I won’t. Instead, I want to talk about my anti-resolutions for 2010.They are “anti” in a couple different ways. The main one is [...]

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Non-Blog Post on Twitter, @aplusk, etc.

by Jeffrey Mann  |  April 19, 2009  |  Submit a Comment

I intend to say nothing about Ashton Kutcher, Larry King, Oprah or Twitter this week. Well, almost nothing. This has already gotten too much attention. Mosey along now; nothing to see here.

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