Bruce Clay Blog : 3/40 : Fun StuffSeptember 9, 2011
In the immortal words of Rebecca Black:
Gettin’ down on Friday
Everybody’s lookin’ forward to the weekend
Partyin’, partyin’ (Yeah)
Partyin’, partyin’ (Yeah)
Fun, fun, fun, fun
Do a little partying for me while you’re at it. I’ll be getting myself in gear for SMX East next week. Lisa Buyer and I have committed ourselves (and I do mean straight jacket committed) to liveblogging 15 sessions during the week. Plus I’ll be reviving my roving reporter role for SEM Synergy along with keeping dates with some of my favorite industry and Gothamites.
Read more of Friday Recap: Remembrances, Dreams and Decisions Edition.
September 2, 2011
Anyone else looking forward to the long weekend? I, for one, am ready to soak up the last bits of summer complete with poolside drinks and good music. Is it bad that I didn’t even know the origin of Labor Day until just today? No, it’s not derived from what I thought was a systematic honoring of all the hard work we Americans do. Labor Day actually stems from a controversial event that happened back in the late 1800s involving the killing of people on strike by U.S. Marshals. Party time?
Speaking of party time, it’s been a fun-filled week here at Bruce Clay, Inc. Most notably, we were really excited at the turnout and engagement of this week’s SEM Synergy show. If you missed it, you can read all the SEM Synergy highlights and inside scoop covering topics ranging from Affiliate Summit to hacking and website backup to Google+.
Read more of Friday Recap: Labor Day Pains Edition.
September 1, 2011
Just wanna say I had a blast with SEM Synergy today!
First off, the chat room was bumping! I hesitate to count unhatched chickens, but there’s clearly signs of life creeping back into the WebmasterRadio.fm chat room during our time slot.
Read more of Securing a Smile Online ━ SEM Synergy Extras
August 26, 2011
With all that’s going on in the world – hurricanes, Libya, and the uncertain future of a Jobs-less Apple – wouldn’t it be nice to start your weekend off with some light laughter and carefree fun? For most of us, things are pretty peachy, after all.
How else might I tickle your whistle? Falling squarely in the impressive category, baby can read!
Read more of Friday Recap: Just for Giggles.
August 19, 2011
It’s that time again boys and squirrels, ladies and germs. Another Friday recap from your friendly neighborhood SEOs at Bruce Clay, Inc. And what a wild week it was, too. Full of drama, suspense, espionage and slightly dysfunctional humor. Without further procrastination, the news of the week.
For those of you who are political junkies and are as fascinated as we are with social media infusion, I have good news and bad news. The good news is the White House joined Foursquare this week. Now we can see the president check-in all over Washington, DC and this great nation of ours, which will be kind of cool once campaign season is in full swing. The bad news is Barack Obama is not the mayor of the Oval Office quite yet.
Read more of Friday Recap: Post-PC Era Edition.
August 5, 2011
According to my peoples on the Facebook, it’s International Beer Day. Now if that doesn’t make your Friday special, you may be doomed to an eternity of parched misery. J/K. Bartles & Jaymes Fuzzy Navel all the way, baby.
Whatever your beverage of choice, why don’t we both enjoy this one with a cold one (your boss need not be concerned with our little game) and see if we can’t have a little Friday Recap fun. Let’s start at the bar and venture on from there. The robot bar, to be exact!
Read more of Friday Recap: Beer O’Clock Edition.
August 2, 2011
July 28, 2011
“What we’re really doing is building an augmented version of humanity.” Eric Schmidt, Google CEO 2001 – 2011
When you’re born, you cannot see your mother’s face. Two months: that’s how long you spend learning to see. Though born with all the components needed for vision: your eyes and your brain – you do not see clearly. Arguably, you also don’t know what you’re ‘seeing’.
So, you have the necessary hardware, but your software, your database, your processing power, and your neural networks aren’t yet up to scratch. They can’t take meaning of what is in the line of site. Nor can the brain cook up a response based on this stimuli.
But inside of two mere months, you begin to respond to complex signals and develop the neural processing skills required to truly see. Biological vision, in its purest form. Visual acuity. Vision no man or machine can emulate.
Your vision at birth is an analogy for the current state of visual search. So let’s start at the beginning.
Read more of Augmented Reality and the Future of Visual Search.
July 25, 2011
Monday can be tricky to navigate, but here’s a little sunshine to brighten the week-long journey ahead! It’s guest blogger week on the BCI blog, and we’re thrilled to have a few Internet marketing industry super stars stopping by our happy home. Check in every day for what we hope offers a light-bulb moment. Let’s all give a warm welcome to these awesome guests.
Read more of Welcome to Guest Post Week on the Bruce Clay, Inc. Blog.
July 22, 2011
Happy Aloha Friday, no work ‘til Monday, as they say in theIslands.
We’re a diverse and multi-cultural bunch here at Bruce Clay, Inc, so in honor of our Spanish speaking amigos y amigas around el mundo, planking esta’ muerto. For those of you who speak the King’s English and are as obsessed with memes as we are, and haven’t heard, planking, which apparently Tom Green started in ’94, is dead!
In just a few short weeks, planking has become an artifact of a bygone era — relegated to the past tense like boy bands, scrunchies, and the Macarena, all of which have an existence that is way too embarrassing to acknowledge.