Unlike a Thanksgiving dinner, this buffet isn’t going to weigh you down or put you to sleep.  It’s a sampling of my best bits of content  this past month.  Check out: what great brands do — a recap by Annette Franz Gleneicki of the talk I gave at the SoCal Customer Experience Professionals Association event why windows 8? — a […]

While Microsoft’s new Windows 8 has received an unexpected share of positive press, many skeptics aren’t convinced that the new operating system has been designed or is being launched properly.  Of all the criticisms leveraged against Windows 8, the one that resonates most strongly with me was a comment in a recent Bloomberg Businessweek piece: […]

Those of you who are Star Trek fans would have felt right at home with me the other day.   I went to check out the new Microsoft store which just opened at Fashion Valley mall here in San Diego because I wanted to do a compare/contrast to the Apple store in the same mall.   My […]

I’m fascinated by the recent flurry of activity of designer PCs.  Having worked at Sony during the early years of VAIO (perhaps the first fashionable PC line, launched with its distinctive violet color and sleek features and all), it’s pretty amazing to me to see how the category has developed. […]

Before we quickly toss aside 2008 with the carelessness due a former lover, I thought it might be enlightening to look back on the predictions that were made at this time last year — […]

11.20.08

pure joy

Because I’m such a brand freak, you might be surprised to learn that I don’t own an iPhone — in fact, the only Apple product I own is […]

In preparing to launch my blog, I researched a lot of existing ones to get a sense of what works and what doesn’t.  As a brand person, I was particularly interested in whether or not brands themselves had blogs.  I looked at a sampling […]