My name is Jon Hickey
and I’m interested in how modern communication models are disrupting markets -
both public and private.

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Ngecha Artist Association Video

Ngecha Artist Association Video

About a month ago I edited together a video for the Ngecha Artist Association talking about their work in Kenya.  The video was taken by Erin Murphy on her digital still camera while she was working on her graduate studies in Kenya.  I think it’s a great example of how you can tell a great [...]

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Why the iPad won’t revolutionize the market.

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At this point most people are pretty tired of hearing about the iPad.  Those that love it keep raving about it, and those that are dissapointed just want people to stop talking about it.  However, I think it’s good to explore exactly why the iPad won’t revolutionize the computer market – and never really had [...]

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I Really Like Senator Claire McCaskill’s New Website.

I Really Like Senator Claire McCaskill’s New Website.

It looks like at least one U.S. Senator understands Gov 2.0. Senator Claire McCaskill just launched her new official  senate website, and I love it.  It’s modern, incorporates news and social media, and feels much more approachable than most government websites.  The first thing you see on the homepage is a featured story rotator and [...]

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Here Comes Another Bubble…

Another video that came out a while ago, but is worth watching again.  Whenever I take a step back from my work from YongoPal, I think of this video.  The economic crash seems to have curbed the web 2.0 bubble due to the pull-back of venture capital, but I wonder if it has fully burst [...]

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