The advertising and online marketing world will gather next week at AdTech 2011 in New York. Three days of engaging speaking sessions, tchotchkes and giveaways from exhibits, and many meet-and-greet party opportunities. Unfortunately, I won’t be able to attend this year (maybe in San Francisco in 2012). But here are 5
Demo 08 was held this week in Palm Desert, CA. For those that do not know about DEMO, it is the high powered gathering where startups can demo to venture capitalists, press, and other influential technology elite. Since my fortunes are used for mundane things like a mortgage and not angel funding, I simply watched the
I have missed the Twitter train for long enough. One of my January objectives is to make Twitter an effective part of my suite of business tools. Until now, the extent of my tweets have been random oddities through my Facebook profile, like "Teaching my kid to appreciate the Ramones." I want to use Twitter as a
If you are into first person shooter video games like Halo, Doom, or Quake, you have to join Shoot First. Shoot First is social networking for FPS game fans that I built using Ning. As part of Ning's free service, I easily created a full-featured social network and customized it to look the way I desired. I like to think of
MySpace is set to formally announce their open application interface, MySpace Platform, sometime next week. This programming platform enables developers to create applications using a set of APIs that tie directly into MySpaceâ€™s social networking infrastructure. For more info, check out Techcrunchâ€™s comments. One key
I love to download and play a demo of the latest video games so that I can see what is worth buying. Besides demos, there are important post-release patches that I need and some amazing mods that extend the life of classic games like Doom and Half Life. The problem is that the demo files are usually around 1GB in size.
I have been incredibly slow to build out my community connections and social bookmarking here on my blog. If you are going to have a successful blog, you must actively participate in a relevant, engaged community. So I've been joining everyone of the many social networking sites and social bookmarking services. Soon I will