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Avoiding Social Media Minefields – part 2

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Avoiding Social Media Minefields – part 2

by Rebecca Crandall, Attorney at Olive & Olive, P.A.image001

If you’re reading this blog, you already know about social media.  You probably already know about the major players (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn) and might even participate in one or more of these venues personally and professionally.  If you participate professionally or are considering doing so, there are many things you should keep in mind.

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Avoiding Social Media Minefields part 1

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Avoiding Social Media Minefields part 1

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by: Rebecca Crandall, Attorney at Olive & Olive, P.A.

If you’re reading this blog, you already know about social media.  You probably already know about the major players (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn) and might even participate in one or more of these venues personally and professionally.  If you participate professionally or are considering doing so, there are many things ...

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Social Media Marketing: A 2014 Reality Check

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Social Media Marketing: A 2014 Reality Check

Remember when we used to talk about every year from 2000 until just a few short years ago as “The Year of Mobile”?  Everyone had their reasons to believe that the world would suddenly be turned on its ear over the next 12 months as everyone (yes, every single person on the planet) would utilize mobile and become a better person.  Like most things where hype is king, the reality has been much less dramatic but that doesn’t minimize the ...

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Maker Faire is Coming June 7

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by Montie Roland

Are you a maker?  What are makers?  Lets spend a few minutes and explore this amazing and sometimes wacky world.  Keep in mind that the makers are influencing how you do business and look at how that influence is rapidly growing.

According the Wikipedia:

The maker culture is a contemporary culture or subculture representing a technology-based extension of DIY culture. Typical interests enjoyed by the maker culture include engineering-oriented pursuits such as electronics, ...

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Building NC’s Start-Up Climate

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By Steve Rao

During my Morrisville Town Council office hours over the past two years, I have met numerous company founders doing exciting work.  Many are from here and many have relocated to the Triangle from high tech meccas like Boston or Silicon Valley.   Portrait 3

When I ask what the state, region or town needs ...

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ProductCamp – The Unconference

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ProductCamp – The Unconference

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by Montie Roland

My first trip to ProductCampRTP was 5 years ago.  I was hooked after the first few minutes.  The people and the presentations were warm and inviting while having a lot of meaty content.  Topics over the years have varied from innovation in the product development process to ...

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The Art of the Start and Dignify Therapeutics

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The Art of the Start and Dignify Therapeutics

dignify_logoThe story of Morrisville-based start-up Dignify Therapeutics could have come straight off the pages of Guy Kawasaki’s seminal book, “The Art of the Start”.  Here’s their pitch:

Purpose:
To restore voluntary control of bladder and bowel function to patients with spinal injuries, as well as patients with multiple sclerosis, spina bifida, Parkinson’s disease, diabetes and stroke.

Problem:
Imagine the physical and emotional ...

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Open Data Day

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Open Data Day

Contributed by Ian Henshaw of Technology Tank

February 22-23, 2014: Triangle Open Data Day 2014 is a gathering of citizens in the Triangle to write applications, liberate data, create visualizations and publish analyses using open public data to show support for and encourage the adoption open data policies by the world’s local, regional and national governments.

Triangle Open Data Day will focus on three issues:

  1. Open Data Education
  2. Hacking for Civic Good
  3. Uniting the Triangle ...
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