Entries Tagged as 'Internet'

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Kony 2012

Let’s keep this simple. Joseph Kony, a warlord in Uganda, is leader of a guerrilla army called the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). The LRA is a rebel militant group that commits atrocities against civilians including murder, mutilations, rape and even cannibalism. They have kidnapped and forced an estimated 66,000 children to fight for them. Kony [...]

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 [...]

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Is Wall Street LinkedIn?

As I wrote about in a previous blog post, I’m paying close attention to this new wave of digital companies that are going public. The most recent IPO was for LinkedIn and it was huge. It’s not hard to find the news coverage but here’s the quick recap. LinkedIn, a business/networking social network, priced it’s [...]

Sunday, May 8th, 2011

Bye Bye Blackberry, Hello App World

I held on to my Blackberry phone for way too long. If you have an app phone you already know this. It came to the point where I was embarrassed if someone in the digital know spotted me with it. I felt like a suit. The actual BB phone is a decent device. They do [...]

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

My Office Hours

Recently I’ve begun to use a cool new website called Ohours.org to both host and attend office hours sessions. Similar to how you might remember it in college, office hours are scheduled blocks of time where people can sign up to have a face to face meeting and talk shop about whatever is of interest. [...]

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

The Friend Zones

I have become very aware of the deeper meaning of Facebook friends. If you had asked me a few weeks ago how many friends I had I would have had no clue. But once I became conscious of my number I started to check on other people. I searched for a Facebook App that would [...]

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Sportsvite Highlights

When I’m not blogging or watching St. John’s (and now the Knickerbockers) Basketball, I’m pouring most of my heart, soul and herniated L5-S1 vertabrate into Sportsvite. This summer I moved into the General Manager role which has brought a whole new slew of managerial responsibilities. It’s been an interesting challenge. As Aristotle might have once [...]

Sunday, November 14th, 2010

Digital Sports: Level The Playing Field For Startups

The wide world of sports should be a great sector for digital startups to build innovative products, services and businesses. Sports are one of the few places in media that continues to experience growth in consumers, programming and advertising. The audience for sports is passionate, engaged, affluent and aggregated. Fans are demanding new and better [...]

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Doing It Viral

You don’t have to be Mark Zuckerberg to realize super cool stuff on the web goes viral. When something is so catchy, fun or interesting, you just have to pass it on to all of your friends through email, social media, instant messages, etc. Digital communication makes it easier than every before to spread information [...]