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music, media and telecom business opinions and editorial

An open letter to the United States Coast Guard and opposing the proposed Anchorage Grounds along the lower Hudson River, NY USCG-2016-0132

Dear United States Coast Guard, a subordinate of the United States Department of Homeland Security, Thank you for your service to the United States, particularly New York state, since The Revenue Cutter Service and the United States Life-Saving Service were … Continue reading

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Murica and what the Real United States is

First and foremost here, I want to underline this as being a post about being a United States citizen. Everyone who lives from the Northwest and Nunavut Territory islands in Canada’s great white north to the Tierra del Fuego of … Continue reading

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Tech Tuesday: music, it’s all the same

Every so often, well, practically every other day, homogenization comes up in conversation. Either over coffee or on a social network probably because some element of it occurring in the news. It crosses everything from entertainment to urban planning, from … Continue reading

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tech tuesday: throttled posts

A while back Facebook announced it was going to “throttle” organic posts within follower’s news feeds. The change was billed in response to the roughly billion or so Facebook users, many who took part in a survey saying too many … Continue reading

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How do I: know what to track

My gut instinct – a notion, feeling or intuition rising from repeated exposure to a scenario in which an existing presumed knowledge base is drawn upon to make a decision. Analytics – the application of mathematical concepts … drawn upon … Continue reading

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How Do I: Decide the Value

If you read back through enough of these How Do I columns I post here on the blog you probably come across the notion of Value Proposition quite a bit. The dictionary definition varies a bit depending on where you … Continue reading

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How Do I: Onboard

Onboarding is the new “monitization” in that it’s the hot new topic as of late in the app community. Coming from a web background this is nothing new. We used to extrapolate New (versus Returning) users in the analytics as … Continue reading

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