I got this email today in my Ryerson email account. I don't know if I'm more embarrassed that a person would ask such a pointless and ridiculous question to the whole program and includes his contact information in the email (it is a very stupid question), or that the department actually sent out this email to … Continue reading Another Embarrasing Ryerson Moment
Month: March 2009
Is This How Brand Squatting Will Be Defeated?
Brand squatting... It's a problem for brands, but there's a big conversation going on at the same time you need to pay attention to if this is your problem. Brand squatting, for the uninitiated, is what is was called when some third party would go on to a social network and register a new account … Continue reading Is This How Brand Squatting Will Be Defeated?
Mind Map of Issues Surrounding Identity 2.0
Issues surrounding Identity 2.0 Here is, for your viewing pleasure, a mind map I was working on Tuesday afternoon for my Identity 2.0 research essay. There's a lot in this mind map, but I though people might just appreciate taking a look at it. Now for some indexible data, here's a breakdown of the main … Continue reading Mind Map of Issues Surrounding Identity 2.0
New Job: Social Media Analyst at Blast Radius
For the past month I've been a bit evasive at events when the "What do you do?" question came up... But not anymore. I am now Malcolm Bastien, Social Media Analyst at Blast Radius I have to say I'm pretty excited at what's happened. Instead of working at a huge bank or financial company like … Continue reading New Job: Social Media Analyst at Blast Radius
6 Ways Learning Linux Can Help You in 2009
Image via Wikipedia In this recession, it's important to invest heavily in yourself. I want to make the argument that by taking steps to learn about Linux, and using it at home, you are actually investing your time by making a good investment in solid skills and that you will gain perspectives that will help … Continue reading 6 Ways Learning Linux Can Help You in 2009