Category Archives: Quantified Self

2014: The Year of Data Disruption

Linguist Geoff Nunberg’s annual “Word of the Year” posts offer an instructive peek into the American psyche. In 2012, he chose “Big Data”. In 2013, his pick was (no, not “twerk”) “selfie.” Nunberg makes his selections based on dominant news stories, … Continue reading

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Big Data: It’s time to start thinking about DX

Back in September, I spoke on a panel at Dreamforce in which I used my Nike FuelBand to illustrate the difference between data and metrics, arguing that the difference is meaning: data is the raw material; metrics are one way … Continue reading

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The New LinkedIn: It’s (Mostly) About You

Today, LinkedIn announced a revamp of its profile pages around three core principles: simplify (the experience), grow (in terms of network, value add) and everyday (provide everyday utility) In April, when the company announced its iPad app, they described their … Continue reading

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LinkedIn for iPad: Quantifying the Professional Self

I’ve always liked LinkedIn, but I’ve never loved it; I know I need to check it and keep it up, but it’s more an obligation than a pleasure, a vitamin than a treat. It’s information. At the same time, the work … Continue reading

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