Colliding With The Social Web

Michael Hackmer's Personal Blog


“If You Want To Go Fast, Go Alone. If You Want To Go Far, Go Together.” – African Proverb Togetherness is a natural force we all gravitate towards. But we must achieve it with the right people. Being together with the people who inspire us, motivate us, and care for us, gives us greater emotional

A Lesson In Integrity

Friday, 07 April 2017 by

Last night, I met up with a former colleague from my days at VitalSpring Technologies. It was great to hang out and catch-up, and I’m looking forward to doing it again. Good friends are important. As we’ve talked over the last few days, and reminisced last night, I learned that our former CEO, Sreedhar Potarazu

Nicolas Maduro, President of Venezuela

It’s time the U.S. stopped playing a weak rhetorical game, and rally the nations of the Americas to end the tragedy of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s criminal socialist dictatorship. Last Wednesday, in a move that has effectively eliminated the voice of the people and any opposition to the government, Maduro’s appointed members of the Supreme

Google sets up data removal webform

In our digital age / third-wave society, the concept of privacy has changed. Many may even say that it has been diluted or diminished to the point where there is almost no expectation of privacy. Younger generations routinely share information in ways that would make adults faint. Today, people build social media and digital histories

Politico Gives Ivanka Trump Red, Evil Eyes In Headline Photo

In story published on Politico today about Ivanka Trump getting an office in West Wing of the House House, but not becoming a government employee (Ivanka Trump set to get West Wing office as role expands), the online political journal uses a large photo of the first daughter with a serious face, a dark maroon