My mother passed away early this morning. We’ve created an online memorial for her at davidkamerer.com/alice. If you knew her, please read about her life and leave a comment. Thank you everyone for the stream of love and prayers! David and Tom.
This post appeared in The Wichita Eagle business section on July 21, 2011. When you’re shopping for TVs at Best Buy, the number of choices can be overwhelming. And it doesn’t help that every TV looks pretty much the same. So it’s really helpful that the store places a QR code on every set. You can […]
Oh, how the “splinternet” is growing! Each day a new device with its own unique requirements wants to visit your web site. How do you deliver your content to each visitor? Onswipe Demo Video from Onswipe on Vimeo. In the WordPress ecosystem, you can manage this with plug-ins, bundles of code that give your site […]
This post appeared in The Wichita Eagle business section on June 2, 2011. Today it’s not enough for your business to have a website. You must also have a mobile-friendly option. Mobile traffic continues to explode, and if your site is difficult to use, your customers will go elsewhere. Apple alone has sold more than […]
Technologists have long talked about the “singularity,” the day when the machines can outthink us and surpass human intelligence. That day is a long way off. But we have reached another kind of singularity. In this event, our expectation is that the information we seek will be digital and easily available on demand. In the […]
Here is the slide deck from my presentation on 2/19/2011. Thanks including me in your conference! Presentation to Illinois College Press Association View more presentations from David Kamerer.
Two years ago in Iran, and now in Egypt, digital communications have helped level oppression and censorship. You would think that blocking the Internet in an entire nation would silence people, but, like water seeking its own level, small leaks have turned into rivulets and have flowed back to the world at large. And we […]
Where is the public relations field going in 2011? That’s the question that will be put to a panel convened by the Chicago chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Here are a few things that are on my mind: Technology: the “universal internet” is dying, and is being replaced by what Josh Bernoff […]
Presentation to school communicators View more presentations from David Kamerer.
One year ago, the Federal Trade Commission updated its Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising, to go into effect on Dec. 1, 2009. The 81-page document identified three main updates to the Commission’s rules: Restrictions on describing “typical” results in advertising Guidelines for celebrity product endorsers Guidelines for disclosing material connections […]