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Archives for September 2009

2 Cents on 2 Bucks

Once Upon A Time: As a kid I was fascinated by Nielsen, you know the TV ratings people.  I yearned to have my household chosen to be a Nielsen family.  I imagined how cool it would be to have one of those mysterious ratings boxes I heard so much about, but never actually saw, sitting […]

5 Things I Learned About Sinclair

Today, I had the honor of attending a Community Leaders Luncheon at Sinclair Community College in Dayton.  I am not sure how I finagled my way into getting invited, but hey, no complaints.  Dr. Johnson, President of Sinclair, did most of the speaking.  As always he was very passionate about Sinclair, and he did a […]

SummitUp

For my birthday this year, I am getting something really cool –  a social media conference right here in Dayton.  “Yea, Just what I always wanted, a conference!” No, the conference was not put on for that reason, but it is a nice coincidence.    The event is called SummitUp, it will take place on October […]

The Physics of Marketing – The Doppler Effect

Have you ever wondered why music blaring out of an approaching car changes in pitch as it passes by you and then moves further away from you.   This phenomenon can be described by the Doppler Effect, named for Austrian physicist Christian Doppler.   Who knew Doppler was more than just the ridiculous brand name of the […]