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Diggin’ the Amazon.com Blues

This was a cool email to receive first thing in the morning from Amazon.com. Love some Buddy Guy.

Amazon.com blues

The White House All Stars

Shameca Copeland
Buddy Guy
BB King
Jeff Beck
Trombone Shorty
Keb Mo
Mick Jagger
Derek Trucks
Susan Tedesche
Warren Haynes
Gary Clark Jr.

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Google+ Does Have a Perception Problem

I agree with Jeremiah that Google does have a public perception issue going on with Google+.

Remember that smart kid who sat in the front of the class, but was ignored by the cool kids? That’s a good metaphor for what Google+ is going through. – Jeremiah Owyang

JASE on Google+I’m not so sure that Google is the smartest kid in class but it sure does seem that Google+ was written for programmers by programmers. Google has tied search engine credit so tightly with article sharing on Google+ that surely the amount of linked information will drive off the casual social media socialites.

What do you think? Is Google+ on the right track? What would you request that Google improve if you could bend their ear for a few minutes?

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Bluesman about a Bluesman

“If you’re interviewing Muddy [Waters] like you’re doing me right now, you’d be patting your feet as he talked.”

- Buddy Guy on Muddy Waters’ natural voice that was born to sing the blues.