Category Archives: mobiquity

Before You Give Up On Social Media…


Social media is often accused of making society more narcissistic and self-centered.   Although there is truth embedded in the diagnosis, I argue against the treatment that is often prescribed.  The disease does exist but the underlying problem is not the technology – it is us. In many ways, social […]

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The Future of Privacy in a Digital Age


Google recently unveiled Google Glasses for beta testing (see the news story here), bringing up a number of questions regarding the future of privacy. In the pre-digital age (before the Internet, social media and mobiquity (ubiquitous use of mobile technology)), a sign of one’s wealth and power was demonstrated as […]

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Another Facebook Prediction


As Facebook forges ahead into the undiscovered social media landscape, it has and will continue to push boundaries on many levels affecting and shifting culture as a result.  Consider the cultural change to online pictures and privacy in the last couple of years.  It was only a couple of years […]

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Mobiquity: Part Three of Three


Mobiquity: A Semiotic Analysis of Google Glass Part Three of Three This is the last of three posts (to view the first post, click here – to view the second post, click here) presenting a semiotic analysis of Google Glass and the ubiquity of mobile technology (Mobiquity).  Note: these posts […]

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Mobiquity: Part Two of Three


Mobiquity: A Semiotic Analysis of Google Glass Part Two of Three This is the second of three posts (to view the first post, click here) presenting a semiotic analysis of Google Glass and the ubiquity of mobile technology (Mobiquity).  Note: these posts have been edited and reformatted from a paper […]

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