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The Bold Italic Is Flirting With The Future Of Local Content

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As someone who lives in (and loves) San Francisco and has been here for some time now, I am an avid reader and fan of our local publications. They all bring something unique to the table but a personal favorite of mine has been The Bold Italic.

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May 21, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Weather.com Sensationalist “We’re Doomed” Homepage Is Actually A Thing

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My friend Andrew pointed me to a joke homepage parodying Weather.com he found on Reddit (here’s the thread for context). It looks like this

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April 29, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Televisions (TVs) Are Quaint & Obsolete: They’re Just Screens

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I have been making the case that cable TV has been obsolete for a long time. The notion of a dumb pipe is over / has already been disrupted and it is arrogant of an industry that you need to view content on their timetable when it is easily made available on-demand.

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April 28, 2014 Author Adam Singer In Digital Marketing and PR
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MIT Agrees: The Internet Is Disrupting Religion

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I’ve been writing about religion here for years as for some reason too many marketing and tech bloggers are uncomfortable with it. But that’s silly because it is a topic highly worth exploring from a sociological perspective.

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April 15, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits
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Using Reaction Gifs In Blog Posts Makes You Look Ridiculous

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Dear everyone who wasn’t using the social web in the 90s / early 00s: guess what we did back then? Used gifs as part of responses to threads on forums and boards.

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March 31, 2014 Author Adam Singer In Digital Marketing and PR
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Legacy Media: Increasingly Irrelevant To Millennials & Tech Savvy

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We continue to see legacy media do a great job to position themselves for irrelevance. Two recent examples support this trend we’ve been documenting over the past several years follow as today’s quick post.

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March 27, 2014 Author Adam Singer In links, quick bits