Content or Context Is King? I’ve Finally Decided!

The debate continues to rage about whether content or context is king in the battle for online attention and building a business (i.e. driving traffic, conversion, etc). Reality is that it is, of course, a combination of both content and … Continue reading

Will Meaningfulness Actually Disrupt Business? Finding Your True North

Peace for Paris A photo posted by @jean_jullien on Nov 13, 2015 at 3:05pm PST As I wrote on my personal blog, #ParisAttacks Aftershocks and the Urge to Find Meaning, there seems little doubt that we are going to see a … Continue reading

Safe Search And Private Browsing – 15 Services For Your Internet Privacy

It is clear that the vast majority of people are using the Internet and their digital tools and devices without really knowing the full consequences. In a piece I wrote over the Summer entitled Internet Privacy, I categorized the different … Continue reading

Internet Privacy – How does your knowledge and behavior stack up?

Ever wondered how to secure your privacy online? You are not alone. However, it’s clear that the vast majority of people are using digital tools and devices without really knowing the real consequences. It’s a very confusing world and consumers are … Continue reading

Listening to mobiles in retail: interview with Guillaume de La Tour, Bluefox founder and CEO (MDE150)

Minter Dialogue Episode #150 This interview is with Guillaume de La Tour, a serial entrepreneur based in Silicone Valley, who is founder and CEO of Bluefox, a disruptive startup that detects phones in order to convert traffic information into useful … Continue reading

A secret message can truly trust? After Secret, Confide, Snapchat… escape the Internet with Wickr

At SXSW2015, I attended the very entertaining Knight Foundation event and was delighted to meet Nico Sell, a serial entrepreneur who helps organize and run the seminal hackers’ convention DEF-CON (which has been around for 22 years). Nico is also the co-founder and CEO … Continue reading

Greg Sim, CEO of GlassWall Solutions for cyber crime protection

Minter Dialogue Episode #122 This interview is with Greg Sim, entrepreneur, investor and CEO of GlassWall Solutions, providing security software to protect companies from cyber theft and criminality, including Zero-Day malware attacks and Advanced Persistent Threats. It’s a topic of strategic … Continue reading

Why transparency is a deeply strategic issue for all, including as individuals and for brands

Having just attended the Freedom & Solidarity Forum, celebrating the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings, one of the recurring themes of the day was transparency. In today’s connected world, the notion of transparency is being discussed — if not called … Continue reading

John Matherly, Shodan Founder and CEO – search engine for the internet of things #Netexplo

Minter Dialogue Episode #97 This interview is with John Matherly, founder and CEO of Shodan, one of the top 10 laureates at Netexplo 2014. Shodan is a search engine for the Internet of Things (IoT). John is at the cutting … Continue reading