Posts by Ted Villa

A Semi-Philosophical Reflection on InstaGram & Hipstamatic

Posted by on Jun 21, 2013 in Social Media | 2 comments

A Semi-Philosophical Reflection on InstaGram & Hipstamatic

... The central beauty of Instagram and Hipstamatic: by using them you are forced to notice the details in life because it's the details wherein lie life's beauty. I think that I engage more closely with the world around me because I use these apps. I consider and appreciate what I see. I do not try to turn everything into an IG/Hipstamatic shot -- sometimes it's nice to live life unencumbered by the need to share pixels -- but I do approach the world differently, see it differently and look for the details.

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Is Privacy Overrated?

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in Social Media | Comments Off on Is Privacy Overrated?

Is Privacy Overrated?

If we do something wrong, or are attached to wrongdoing, we can expect to end up mentioned in a warrant and be given the once over -- government can compel that sort of thing, it's what it does. But to end up as part of a warrant merely because the government wants to "connect dots," is something else altogether... to the vast majority of us who are law abiding citizens this does not feel right.

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Content is King, Finally

Posted by on May 21, 2013 in Culture | Comments Off on Content is King, Finally

Content is King, Finally

Content is king, finally on the web as behemoths buy smaller, content-centric upstarts, and people rush to figure out how best to mine the gold in those UGC mountains.

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RIP Posterous

Posted by on May 1, 2013 in Social Media | Comments Off on RIP Posterous

RIP Posterous

April 30, 2013 marked he demise of Posterous, Ted shares a POV.

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athenahealth

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 in Portfolio | Comments Off on athenahealth

athenahealth

Over the past 6 years we have played a key strategic role for athenahealth helping them to establish their branding, messaging architecture and points of differentiation.
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