An IdeasProject Question: Drawing the Line Between Public and Private

May 24, 2010 in News & Events | Comments (2)

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It’s an ongoing debate. Privacy on-line. Just how much is too much and where do you draw the line? The ebb and flow of this topic surged in recent weeks in large part due to the renewed kerfuffle over Facebook’s apparent disregard for their...

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Making Way Through the Digital Forest (and Seeing it for the Trees)

May 10, 2010 in News & Events | Comments (0)

This is a post originally penned for Intel’s Inside Scoop blog.

Time.

It’s one of those things of which we never seem to have enough and yet at the same time the world in which we live has accelerated so that we’re expected to do more, faster,...

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Whirling Dervish: A Rapid Recap and Looking Forward

April 29, 2010 in News & Events | Comments (2)

I’m pretty lucky. I love to travel. My favorite part, though, always is coming home to San Francisco and tucking into my favorite chair (view from which is above) to write up thoughts and experiences from my time away … or catch up on my...

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A New Beginning: This Time, It’s Personal

April 18, 2010 in News & Events | Comments (4)

For the last 20 years, I’ve spent most of my time telling other people’s stories for them. In one way or another – through Journalism, public relations, back to Journalism and into business development and conference content curation – I’ve focused on being a conduit...

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Social Media Hour #52: The launch of dot429 and the humanization of wine

April 16, 2010 in News & Events | Comments (0)

This week on Social Media Hour it’s an introduction to dot429, a new online community for LGBT professionals. Three of dot429’s executive team – Sabrina Riddle, Bill Stewart and Cha Mueller join Cathy to talk about the new site, its inception and why its particular aesthetic...

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Social Media Hour #50: Empowerment and Addiction – A Social Media Love Story

March 28, 2010 in News & Events | Comments (2)

smaddiction.jpg Hi. My name is Cathy, and I’m addicted to social media.

I mean, I’m empowered by it.

Oh wait, it’s both.

Truth is that the sword of these technology platforms and applications very much cuts both ways and the very things that are changing our world for the...

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SistersTalk: A Sunday Afternoon Chat with Genia Stevens

March 21, 2010 in News & Events | Comments (0)

gaypridemegaphones.jpg Image from Shutterstock I suppose a more accurate headline would be that Genia Stevens talked with me. The program, SistersTalk, is an ongoing Internet radio series broadcast on BlogTalkRadio. That’s a platform with which I’m familiar as I host my own weekly program there (with a new...

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Social Media Hour Episode #48: Four letters say it all – SXSW

March 15, 2010 in News & Events | Comments (0)

Texas State Capitol

LIVE from the home of Longhorns and superlative barbecue, this week’s episode is saturated in SXSW – that’s South by Southwest for those perhaps less familiar with the acronym. This annual festival, which began as a music festival then expanded to include film and – most...

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An (Intel) Inside(r) Look: My digs in Vegas

January 6, 2010 in News & Events | Comments (0)

This year’s trip to CES is in large part due to my role as an Intel Insider and since I (along with Frank Gruber, iJustine, Sarah Austin, JD Lasica, Tom Foremski, Daniel Brusilovsky & Corvida Raven) are here for Intel, they have been kind enough...

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Viva Las Vegas! An Intel Insider’s 2nd Trip to CES

December 18, 2009 in News & Events | Comments (0)

About two years ago I was approached by Intel to see if I’d be interested in being one of the Charter member of their (then new) Intel Insider program. The premise – gather a group of top bloggers, influencers and entrepreneurs to provide ongoing perspectives and...

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