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Jack Gates's Blog – March 2012 Archive (4)

Facebook As a Social Media Tool

Facebook has developed apps for business and government to make it easy to use as a channel for individuals and business/government to provide and exchange information.

 

Does it work? Yes – but it's not magic. Creative design and vibrant content are required.

 

Here's illustrations of an innovative approach – one…

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Added by Jack Gates on March 23, 2012 at 1:04am — 2 Comments

The Mosaic of Social Media

Initially, social media may have been thought of as just a toy for the kids. A way to keep track of what friends are up to, to share snapshots of the grand kids, to write on walls and tweet, or whatever. In the early days was some sense of a potential for business, but plenty of confusion about what that meant in reality.



Time has passed and early adopters have shown that…

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Added by Jack Gates on March 20, 2012 at 1:02am — No Comments

Fluency

I just participated in my first Hackathon – it focused on coding for Google Apps and we developed an automated meeting registration system. A hackathon is the gathering of a group of developers and their computers with a goal of creating something during the session.

Jan Kleinert led the…

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Added by Jack Gates on March 15, 2012 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Makers – The Future Is Now!

Makers is a future business fantasy by Cory Doctorow with the view of a society where traditional business structure has broken down and the economy is in the tank. Sound familiar – like what you read in today's newspaper?

Instead of relying on…

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Added by Jack Gates on March 11, 2012 at 1:42pm — No Comments

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