In what may be the longest single episode of a podcast ever, Shel and I present observations and prognostications from 17 of the smartest communication professionals in the business. (But when you consider that we covered 20 years in 2 hours and 20 minutes, it’s actually quite fast. And we might qualify for a Guinness World Record!) If you’ve been listening to FIR for a long time (the show started in January 2005), you’ll recognize some of these voices from the early days. This special … [Read more...] about FIR 191: Two decades in 2.5 hours
2015 was a stepping-stone year in the evolution of technology and people's behaviours, with events that gave us greater insight into actions and consquences. A big one is the thorny matter of balancing the long-held expectation of individual privacy - regarded as a fundamental right in many countries - and freedoms of expression with the requirement of government to safeguard its citizens in today's world where acts of freely expressing opinion can have dire consequences. Enter plans to … [Read more...] about Actions and consequences: what will 2016 present?