“I am the sum of my apps. Maybe I am an app.” – Jeffrey Katzenberg


In a recent interview with USA Today, Jeffery Katzenberg, co-founder of DreamWorks, talked about some of his favorite “fun apps,” including “Talking Tom!” Then, in a reflective moment, he mentioned the apps he uses in less playful times: “So many of them are productivity apps — Notes, Dropbox, Twitter. I am the sum of my [Read More...]

Dig Out of the Email Crush

It’s Monday. Are you getting crushed by your email? Jenna Wortham offered some tips for digging out and staying out at the NY Times, including features and services that can help you. It’s worth a quick read, if only to trigger some possibilities, and for this reminder: WHEN IN DOUBT, GET OUT One kindly reader wrote to [Read More...]

Digital Era Redefining Etiquette – Living in a World Without “Thank You”

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Nick Bilton, bestselling author and New York Times technology specialist, has just written a new article on how digital communication is changing etiquette. “Digital Era Redefining Etiquette” begins: Some people are so rude. Really, who sends an e-mail or text message that just says “Thank you”? Who leaves a voice mail message when you don’t [Read More...]

At Your Favorite Restaurant . . . Hey, Put Away that Camera!


I read a fascinating little story in a recent edition of the New York Times. Helene Stapinksi reports in “Restaurants Turn Camera Shy” that growing numbers of restaurants are no longer allow patrons to photograph their food. That’s right, no more quick pics to post on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or Instagram. [Read More...]