Big Data

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – May 23, 2012


[wpaudio url=”″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] While it’s true that Verizon Wireless is going to force customers with grandfathered unlimited data plans into new, capped data plans.  If you happened to have a grandfathered unlimited data plan, there’s a loophole … you can pay full price for your next mobile device and keep […]

The More Things Change…


Originally posted at You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. – Steve Jobs Simplify…simplify….simplify. – Henry David Thoreau I read an interesting blog post by Uwe Hook on the biggest challenge facing agencies. Succinctly put, he suggested that keeping up with the overwhelmingly fast pace of change […]

DOJ Asks Court To Keep GOOGLE-NSA Partnership Secret


“Everything secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity.” – Lord Acton I waited a week before I decided to write about today’s topic. The idea that I read as many online industry trade publications as I do and have not read […]

Do Not Track … Really?


A couple of years ago the FTC proposed a “Do Not Track” button.  Recently, the Administration got a couple of very big Internet companies to agree to implement it. The idea is really simple: add an easy way for consumers to opt out of web tracking systems.  In practice, it’s a little less simple … […]


Google = Skynet … Yikes!


The Shelly Palmer School of Connected Living has one primary thesis: "Technology is good." I believe that all technological progress is good and that the story of the evolution of mankind is inextricably linked to the story of the evolution of our technology. We are tool builders, and we are tool users. It is, in large measure, what separates us from virtually every other species in the known universe.