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    The right tends to focus on individual rights they feel they're at risk of losing. The left thinks more in terms of societal obligations.
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    There are major crises in the world. And we waste time on culture wars and whether Twitter should have changed its font.
  • Why I Don't Love Slack Like I Used To
    I liked the Slack ad that aired during the Olympics the first 10 or 20 times I saw it, but less so the next 100 or more times it played.
  • Did Anyone Watch The Olympics?
    Olympic TV viewership was down an average of 45%. Based on that fact, the answer to the question is "not really."
  • Why is Everthing Now 'Unprecedented'?
    What was once considered unthinkable can eventually become acceptable or even popular, given shifting sensitivities of the public.
  • Evolution of UGC: From MTV To TikTok
    I have two stories to tell, one about how UGC began, and a second about how its complexity continues to grow.
  • Time For Another Rant: Dear Digital D2C Marketers
    A couple of issues require your attention -- because, frankly, they should no longer occur, given today's technology and a few decades of experience.
  • People V. Ad Platforms
    With a few exceptions, anyone can use any language to tell any lie to anyone else using the internet. All humans have become unregulated media channels.
  • The Media Makes Me Feel More Anxious About COVID Wave 3
    I am a parent with kids 12 and under, and I constantly see news that reflects my concerns about them returning to school.
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