Entries from August 2011

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Education Needs To Learn Something New

I’ve been hung up lately on the idea that college, especially private schools, are a financial rip-off. I am having trouble understanding the actual direct value of a $125K (and increasing) undergraduate degree. Even if there are real benefits, I haven’t met many students that realize them. I’m not a big fan of traditional, structured [...]

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

J.Litvack – In Stores Now!

If you happen to be so chic as to find yourself in the women’s shoe department at Bloomingdale’s in SoHo this week you’ll be able to check out the new J.Litvack footwear collection. Fresh from the docks of Portugal, the footwear line is also featured in NYC at Lord & Taylor and other boutique stores [...]

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Awesome Website Bro: Spotify Is Killing It

In my little social sphere Spotify has been killing it for quite some time. Hopefully, the rest of you ignorant Gringos have stopped listening to Grooveshark by now and have jumped aboard the Spotify soul train. It sure is moving fast as Spotify has reportedly amassed 1.4 million users in less than one month.

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Sexy Data

The cool kids in the digital world have been pumped by the innovations in social media and mobile apps over the last few years. There’s a big wide web full of friends, followers, circles, deals, apps, likes and +1’s. Us social media gurus in the know are often quick to preach to the digitally unenlightened [...]