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January 4, 2013 9:21 AM

The Drone Wars... Business Style tagged “Free”

Drones are everywhere. Less than a decade ago, The Pentagon had about fifty unmanned combat air vehicles (known as drones or uav). It is estimated that they currently have about seven thousand of them (Congress asked for about $5 billion... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 23, 2012 4:10 PM

The Next New Now. Makers Of The Future. tagged “Free”

We are getting it all wrong. When people ask, "what's next?" you will hear one of three things: Social. Mobile. Local. Those are not "next" those are "now." When I think of what's next, nothing has been more illuminating than... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 10, 2012 8:38 AM

From Atoms To Bits To Atoms tagged “Free”

Something amazing happened this past Sunday. A spacecraft launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida and is on its way to the International Space Station carrying close to one thousand pounds of supplies. The SpaceX Dragon makes history because it was launched... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 6, 2012 4:02 PM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #120 tagged “Free”

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


August 31, 2012 8:01 AM

12 Great Business Books Coming Your Way tagged “Free”

Looking forward to reading about what's next? It turns out that there are a slew of new business books heading our way. In scanning through the Amazon Kindle store, I just spent a small fortune ordering some new books from some... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 24, 2010 9:02 PM

When Free Costs A Fortune tagged “Free”

For the average person, having access to something for free is the best, but it's when those average people become power users that the problems begin. Everything online is free. The truth is that everything online is not free (it... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 6, 2010 3:10 PM

There Is Nothing Wrong With Making Money tagged “Free”

For some reason, no one in Social Media is really allowed to make any money. It's verboten. It's against the community spirit. It's the wrong thing to do. That's just, plain stupid. Yes, the new digital channels are primed for... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 1, 201010:06 PM

The Next Industrial Revolution tagged “Free”

What is the future of business? In my book, Six Pixels of Separation, I recount a story about how much the world of business has changed and evolved in the past little while... "On a recent trip to a speaking... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 11, 2010 4:18 PM

The Great Race To The Middle tagged “Free”

With everyone offering up their opinions and ideas, is there no fear that the end aggregated result will simply be something very mediocre? This has been one of the prevailing thoughts when it comes to Wikipedia and the readability of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 18, 2009 8:33 PM

Douglas Rushkoff Discusses The Power Of Creating Value tagged “Free”

Douglas Rushkoff is a very smart thinker. His latest book is called, Life Inc. - How The World Became A Corporation And How To Take It Back, and he has ten other best-selling books on new media and pop culture... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 12, 2009 8:25 PM

The Problem With Free tagged “Free”

If you got everything for free, do you think you think you would feel the same way about it as if you had paid for it? Here's a personal anecdote: for close to 15 years I was a freelance journalist... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 21, 2009 1:26 PM

The Next Twitter? tagged “Free”

When something becomes popular, the fashionable thing to do is to figure out what comes next. Even if we still haven't really figured out the value of the thing we've already proclaimed dead (or slowing down). On July 13th, 2009,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 28, 2009 9:44 PM

Giving Till It Hurts tagged “Free”

At what point do you stop giving and start taking? At what point are you no longer serving the community and looking out for yourself? Those are fair questions and those are the same fair questions that brands ask all... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 12, 200910:26 PM

When We Switch From Free To Paid tagged “Free”

When it comes to the troubles of the newspaper and magazine industry, the greater debate always comes full circle to when/how they will begin to charge for content. Some people call it crazy, others think there is no choice, but... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 31, 2009 9:45 PM

Chris Anderson Discusses The Radical Price Of Free At Google tagged “Free”

Chris Anderson is the editor of Wired Magazine and the author of the best-selling business book, The Long Tail. He recently released his second book, Free - The Future of a Radical Price, which is already a New York Times... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 6, 2009 9:30 AM

SPOS #161 - President Obama Is A Social Media Guru tagged “Free”

Welcome to episode #161 of Six Pixels Of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast. Yes, you read that right, President Obama is a Social Media Expert... well, ok, maybe not. But that's one of the questions we discuss on this... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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July 1, 2009 9:35 PM

The Idea Of Free Is Radical - So People Are Going To Freak Out tagged “Free”

There are those who write books that explain where the world is at. There are those who write books about where the world is going. If you do the latter, you have to be prepared for the disbelievers and haters.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 6, 2009 5:14 PM

On Selling (And Marketing) Books tagged “Free”

BookCamp Toronto is just about to wrap up. It was an amazing day that lived up to its tagline of being, "a conversation about the future of books, writing, publishing, and the book business in the digital age." If ever... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 6, 2009 6:45 AM

The Most Valuable Book You Ever Read tagged “Free”

As BookCamp Toronto is about to start, it go me thinking about what, exactly, books are and what they really mean (why do people love them so much)? Lately, some very smart people (like Jeff Jarvis - author of What... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 19, 2008 3:48 PM

How To Make Money By Giving Something Away For Free tagged “Free”

This Social Media - Web 2.0 world we've all come to embrace might well be causing some serious business issues that all of us will have to face in the coming years. While there is no economic proof of this,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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