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Thursday, July 30, 2020

People Are People: Trust Agents

Thanks Chris for including this mention of me and Carol in the revised Trust Agents: Using the Web to Build Influence, Improve Reputation, and Earn Trust. 10 Anniversary Edition.  Buy Trust Agents on Amazon. [Affiliate Link]

Friday, July 24, 2020

Taylor Swift released her 8th studio album, folklore, at midnight on July 23.



Taylor Swift Tweet 8:01 AM · Jul 23, 2020:






Listen to folklore online.

Some media sites could not get the day and time right:

NPR:

Stream Taylor Swift's New Album, 'Folklore'
No, Taylor Swift did not spend her quarantine nurturing her sourdough starter or tie-dying old sweaters. Nor did she use the period to re-record her catalog as promised last year after a label dispute. Instead Swift quietly spent self-isolation at work on a new album, Folklore, released at midnight on July 24.

It was midnight on July 23.

FORBES:

EDITORS' PICK|9,032 views|Jul 23, 2020,09:04am EDT
Taylor Swift Is Releasing Her New Album, ‘Folklore,’ At Midnight

If you had “surprise Taylor Swift album” on your 2020 bingo card, today is your lucky day. The pop superstar announced Thursday morning that she will release her eighth studio album, Folklore, at midnight EST on Friday, July 24.

It was midnight EDT on Friday, July 23.

Rolling Stone got it right:

ROLLING STONE:

Hear Taylor Swift’s New Album ‘Folklore’
Musician’s surprise record features contributions from Aaron Dessner of the National, Bon Iver, Jack Antonoff
Taylor Swift surprise announced her eighth studio album, Folklore, which she released on Thursday at midnight.

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Amazon product review: A USB-C cable and a pair of wire cutters.


A USB-C cable and a pair of wire cutters.
For years we have been thinking up ways to integrate product sales with video. Here, Amazon.com integrates live video with a linked product carousel.
Disclosure: The two products reviewed are part of the program for Amazon Vine Customer Review of Free Products.