Tag: digital revolution

Is Mubarak’s Downfall a Digital Revolution?

February 13th, 2011   •   no comments   

Courtesy of ikhwan.net

By now, everybody would have known that long-time Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has resigned from his post, after facing a rebellion of epic proportions by the citizens of Egypt. After 18 days of protests where huge crowds of over a million showcased their democratic rights, compelling the beleaguered but stubbornly resilient 82 year old statesman to step down.

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Are We Truly in a Marketing Revolution?

March 21st, 2010   •   2 comments   

Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix(Courtesy of Wikipedia)

In this current age of multi-tasking, multi-roles, multi-networks and multi-everything, a few things seem to stand out quite clearly. Many appear to be the inevitable outcome of ever-increasing activity and interactivity across multi-platforms.

The first is that people are going to increasingly become skimmers (borrowing a term commonly bandied by the media socialists) rather than divers. With so many online (and offline) options screaming out at us, paying attention beyond a couple of seconds may become a thing of the past.
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