U2, Apple, and the Power of Permission

by Ken Mueller on September 29, 2014 · 2 comments

apple bono release 300x169 U2, Apple, and the Power of PermissionI don’t want this to be another post rehashing all that was brilliant and wonderful about U2’s partnership with Apple in releasing their new album, Songs of Innocence.

I also don’t want it to be another post about privacy and how horrible and intrusive that whole U2/Apple campaign was. There are plenty of posts that have been written about both sides of that coin, and there is a lot of truth to be had on both sides. Yes, it was brilliant, and yes, it ticked a lot of people off.

But the real issue here is not that U2 offered their album for free, but the concept of permission. I was discussing this with my students, and one of them noted that she was a country music fan and didn’t like U2.  [click to continue…]

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The Social Life of Frank & Linh: Ello Good Buy

by Ken Mueller on September 28, 2014 · 0 comments

FnL237 ElloGoodBuy The Social Life of Frank & Linh: Ello Good Buy

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The Social Life of Frank & Linh: iSerenity

September 21, 2014
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Blogging: The Rise and Fall of an Addiction

September 8, 2014

I don’t want to blog anymore. Well, for the most part. At least I don’t really want to blog here much. Not as often as I once did. For five years, I blogged nearly every day here. Writing the next post was the last thing on my mind when I fell asleep, and the first […]

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The Social Life of Frank & Linh: Mailing it In

September 7, 2014

Jeff’s been a little busy lately, and hasn’t had time to get on a computer to create a new Frank & Linh comic, so he went the old school route, and then he mailed it in. Well, emailed it in to be exact, but neither snow, nor sleet, nor lack of computer access kept Jeff […]

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Social Media and Events: Learning as You Grow

August 29, 2014

This post is a guest post from Patrick Mendoza, who wrote a post about Foodstruck York back in April, 2014. On a daily basis, users of the Internet witness an unusual society full of negative engagement and constant criticism. Doesn’t matter if it’s a super model’s Instagram post or a YouTube sensation, comment threads have […]

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