“Go to where the puck is going.” It was Sonny Ganguly ( @sonnyg ), one of the What’s Next DC speakers leading off day two and quoting hockey legend Wayne Gretzky. Sonny was extending the Great One's maxim to marketing technology in the all things digital era. Those who can best make sense of the rapid changes we’re seeing in technology and position themselves as early adopters and influencers will find themselves with the puck and a one-on-one opportunity to beat the goalie. Fortunately, for those of us in attendance at What’s Next DC and the many following along on social media, nearly all of the conference speakers shared their insight about not only current trends in digital but what's on the horizon. From Responsive Design to Responsive Content Many of the speakers commented on the continued growth of mobile and responsive design. George Alafoginis ( @GAlafoginis ) informed us that Facebook is now a “mobile-first” company, while Sami Hassanyeh ( @Hassanyeh ) of AA
I received my advance copy of Ancient New yesterday. This is the anthology that will include my speculative fiction story "The Anachronism" -- about one of the few remaining human football players in a sport that has become dominated by stronger and faster robot players. I'm so excited that I wanted to share some images from the advance copy until the book goes on sale in a few weeks.