Periscope: Social Media in Real Time

Periscope: Social Media in Real Time

Have you used Periscope? It’s a relatively new app that lets you “broadcast” (their term) what’s going on in your world. It’s real time, and your followers can indicate that they like your video by touching the screen, which produces tiny hearts that flow up from the bottom of the screen.

Social Media Does Not Disconnect Us.

Social Media Does Not Disconnect Us.

I don’t usually rant, but I do reserve the right to. So here it is. I’m really sick of hearing people say social media causes us to be disconnected. I’ll answer that with two words: Bull. Crap. Obviously there are times when we become engrossed in...
Five Ways to Be a Better Coach

Five Ways to Be a Better Coach

I get technology. I love beta software, am all over Google Plus and am way more likely to blow too much money in the App Store than in a shoe store. Things that are part of my everyday routine, like RSS feeds, Evernote and the HTML interface in WordPress, make other...
Killed by Tech

Killed by Tech

Tech has made some familiar items obsolete I remember my parents shelling out big bucks for Encyclopedia Brittanica. I used to travel for business and had a huge atlas I depended on daily. Phone book — I throw them away now. I’m not sure my kids (19 and 23) have...