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Bezos buys Wapo

Why Jeff Bezos Bought the Washington Post

With all the speculation flying around about yesterday’s announcement, I’d thought I’d add a take from the Modus perspective on what may be motivating Mr. Bezos. Just because the light is shining on the theory that this is a ego/hubris play for Bezos, doesn’t mean that’s where you should be looking. There are three key…

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Google Announces JSON-LD Compliance at Google I/O

Google Announces JSON-LD Compliance at Google I/O

Google announced JSON-LD compliance for Schemas in their web apps, particularly for GMail, Google Search, and Google Now. The ramifications for JSON-LD across all of Google and other Internet sites, should Schemas and JSON- LD come into wide use are considerable. Native applications, such as Apple Mail, could also benefit if they add support for…

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Angry Birds

The Novelty Era of Mobile is Officially Dead

Meet Your Phone Remember the early iPhone commercial where the user double taps the New York Times website to zoom in on a photo? This was perfectly acceptable in 2008. In 2013 it’s a groan engendering exercise to happen onto a website not formatted for mobile display. Double-tap and pinch to zoom interactions seemed groundbreaking…

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Make the Enterprise Mobile Pivot

Make the Enterprise Mobile Pivot

Learn Internally and Scale Externally Don’t wait until Prom Night to learn how to dance. Transform your enterprise dev teams to extend their love of web-based apps into mobile-web. Enable them to prototype internally focused mobile productivity apps to delight their business counterparts as well as decision making executives. Show your CFO that in-house mobile…

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Getting the most out of the Lean Startup Machine Workshop

Getting the most out of the Lean Startup Machine Workshop

I thoroughly enjoyed participating in this past weekend’s Lean Startup Machine held at The Fort. My presentation from Saturday morning was on Lean UX. It was my first time using the Reveal.JS so forgive some of my alignment snafu’s 🙂 For those that don’t know, The Lean Startup Machine descended on DC this past weekend…

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