Design Web/Tech

NBC Sports #Fail

I know, that’s a provocative headline. (And Olympics fans are probably laughing.) I’m am regularly driven insane by email marketing that is written by people who remain clueless, even though by Internet standards this industry is incredibly mature. An email featuring NBC Sports just happened to be my tipping point. NBC Sports fail is related to […]

Media Social Networks

NBC Privileges Facebook Connect

I won’t be commenting on any NBC Olympics blog posts, or giving them a thumbs-up. That’s because the only option for commenting voting is Facebook Connect. Unlike the federal government, which has also privileged Facebook Connect, NBC is a corporation. It has no “taxpayer public interest” that should mandate the option of an open — […]

Convergence Media Social Networks

Pickens Plan Goes Viral In Face Of NBC Action

The Pickens Plan — a proposal by Texas oil man T. Boone Pickens to reduce US dependence on foreign oil — hit a snag with a 15-second ad on natural gas as a transportation fuel: Boone says: “Get this one. Iran is changing its cars to run on natural gas and we’re not doing a […]