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January 26, 2013 8:22 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #136 tagged “Cognitive Surplus”

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? My friends: Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Year One Labs, GigaOM, Human 2.0, the author of Complete Web Monitoring and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 28, 2012 8:45 PM

The Master Of Media tagged “Cognitive Surplus”

Who is the master of media? Two words: Clay Shirky. I believe that Clay Shirky is the Marshall McLuhan of our time. I realize that it is statements like this that will either make certain individuals roll their eyes and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 24, 2012 1:43 PM

What New Media Has Taught Us About Truth tagged “Cognitive Surplus”

With each tragedy comes new learning. There is no way to make any sense of the madness that transpired this past week in Colorado as twelve people died and close to sixty were injured as a lone gunman entered a... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 12, 201210:55 AM

The Internet Could Be Closed For Business tagged “Cognitive Surplus”

Once upon a time... It wasn't too long ago that many media pundits felt that the Internet would tip the scales from the mass media-controlled world to an open, freer, world where any one individual could wield their own publishing... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 18, 2012 8:59 PM

Learning About Creativity By Watching Creative Types tagged “Cognitive Surplus”

Observing creative types is an amazing way to think more creatively. Next week, I'll be spending the majority of my days attending a global conference called, C2 MTL (our agency, Twist Image, also handled some of the social media marketing).... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 31, 2012 4:20 PM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #93 tagged “Cognitive Surplus”

93Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? My friends: Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Year One Labs, GigaOM, Human 2.0, the author of Complete Web Monitoring and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 15, 2012 4:05 PM

As Seen On TV - Media Hacking The Tube tagged “Cognitive Surplus”

How much disruption will the television industry face? New Media pundits made a big mistake when betting against television. Sure, the Internet has put the pain on media platforms like newspapers, magazines and radio, but television is still going strong.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 19, 2012 2:01 PM

Don't Break The Internet tagged “Cognitive Surplus”

Are you as confused about SOPA and PIPA as I am in relation to the marketing world? There is an overabundance of information, discourse and content about SOPA, PIPA and what this means to our world. Do you need to... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 1, 2011 1:06 PM

Can Leaderless Organizations Win? tagged “Cognitive Surplus”

Whether it's the Arab Spring, the Tea Party movement or Occupy Wall Street, what is it about leaderless organizations that makes it all seem so strange to us? In 2006, I made the six hour drive from Montreal to Boston... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 23, 2011 2:09 PM

The Infovore tagged “Cognitive Surplus”

Human beings have an unquenchable thirst for information... not just knowledge. Why are we like this? It was my understanding that David Weinberger (The Cluetrain Manifesto, Small Pieces Loosely Joined and Everything Is Miscellaneous) was working on this concept for... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 18, 2011 8:33 PM

The Newest Thinking On New Media tagged “Cognitive Surplus”

You have to have an appetite for learning if you're looking to be successful with new media. Finding the right sources isn't always easy. There are plenty of people with plenty of followers, but there is not much substance. Don't... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 23, 2011 6:32 PM

What Type Of Advertising Has The Most Influence? tagged “Cognitive Surplus”

You would think that the shift is clear. That true influence when it comes to advertising comes from channels that are more personal or more interactive. You would be wrong. MediaPost ran a news item today titled, TV Advertising Most... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 22, 201010:23 PM

You Do This More Than Sleeping And Working tagged “Cognitive Surplus”

People spend more than half of their day consuming media. Making a statement like that should make you look at this Blog post with your head titled sideways and your eyebrows raised - the way a dog looks when you... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 22, 2010 7:35 AM

Thank Social Media For The Next Phase In Human Evolution tagged “Cognitive Surplus”

What do you do with your down time? The average Canadian watches more than 25 hours of television every week (depending on which survey or research report you believe). On top of that, the average Canadian is also watching close... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 18, 2010 2:40 PM

Media Hacks Audio Podcast #33 Is Now Live tagged “Cognitive Surplus”

Episode #211 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. This is also episode #33 of Media Hacks. Instead of the usual phone conversation, Hugh McGuire, Julien Smith... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 18, 2010 1:49 PM

SPOS #211 - Media Hacks #33 tagged “Cognitive Surplus”

Welcome to episode #211 of Six Pixels Of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast. This is also episode #33 of Media Hacks. Instead of the usual phone conversation, Hugh McGuire, Julien Smith and I met up for an early morning... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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July 14, 2010 8:03 PM

6 New Business Books Worthy Of Your Time And Attention tagged “Cognitive Surplus”

There is a whole new stack of new business books that require your attention. Here are just 6 that I'm about to devour. Cognitive Surplus by Clay Shirky. I only have about ten pages left in this book, and it's... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 3, 2010 1:25 PM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention tagged “Cognitive Surplus”

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Last week, I had lunch with Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Rednod, GigaOM, Human 2.0, the author of Complete Web... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 26, 2010 1:03 PM

Check This Out tagged “Cognitive Surplus”

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? Yesterday, I had lunch with Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Rednod, GigaOM, Human 2.0, the author of Complete Web Monitoring... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 19, 2010 7:45 PM

You Are Free To Try Everything tagged “Cognitive Surplus”

While figuring out a Digital Marketing strategy (or method to the madness) is all well and good, let's also not forget that we can try everything now. If you wanted to test the waters and do some advertising (prior to... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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