Recent talk at the EU in Brussels →
Nice write up of the talk we did in Brussels recently about social media and http://so.cl
Flying with children: Child-minders at 36,000 feet →
A.B., economist.com IF YOU have ever flown with young children, you may well have wished for an extra set of hands to help with feeding, entertaining and generally managing the little tykes. This is the gap in the market that Nanny in the Clouds is trying… The way to make this service scale is to make it about other classes who need help. Elderly care or injured people traveling...
Microsoft Fuse Labs Blog: Introducing So.cl Riffs →
fuselabs: Riff n. A short rhythmic phrase, especially one that is repeated in improvisation. Often we see a post in So.cl that grabs our attention and we want to add to it. More than just comment we want to give the concept our own spin or take the conversation to a new place. We want to add to the… I feel pretty good about this feature and not just because I did some of the work on...
Whether it’s us, Pinterest, or Flipboard, you’re seeing a change in the way...– Jason Goldberg, CEO Fab.com | Fab Blasts Through The Commerce-Media Divide With Five New Verticals (via courtenaybird) Of course he failed to mention So.cl:-) But the point is right, we’re all blending things in avery interesting way and “social” is threading through it all. ...
stpatsdash.com 17 Nov GO GREEN!!! Register Online and save the paper, save money before February 21st! Online Early Registration, Now – Feb 20 $30 EARLY registration fee Register online and select one of 10 convenient pre-Dash packet pickup… Run for a good cause. Enjoy some fine music. Maybe have a beer afterwards, weather permitting. But most of all know you’ll have a...
The Future of Sharing on Facebook, Twitter and... →
Zoe Fox, mashable.com Users of social networks are getting tired of sharing — but that doesn’t mean sharing is on the decline. A new study analyzes sharing behaviors on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ and makes predictions for the future of sharing. Digit… Seems like a few obvious observations from a small sample. Frictionless sharing will go up? Well yes, more apps are adding to...
Project Management, explained with a simple story →
Good workout Monday, then wham, flu hit the family. I assume I am losing weight but this isn’t the way I wanted to tackle this week.
Microsoft Fuse Labs Blog: Introducing the new... →
fuselabs: After launching So.cl we were pleasantly surprised to see how well it resonated with non-English native speakers. In the short time since, the site has received attention from users all over the world, adding to the richness and diversity of the So.cl content stream. To support our… I’m a little proud of this one as I had a hand in the specification and design. One of...
A 28-Day Window Before You Can Even *Think* About... →
parislemon: Ben Fritz for the LA Times Company Town blog: Under a new deal between the two companies, Netflix users won’t just have to wait 56 days to rent Warner Bros. movies on DVD. They’ll have to wait 28 days to add the movies to their queues. Creating a 28-day window between DVD release and rental period was ridiculous. When that didn’t work, doubling the window to 56 days was bullshit....
Three extra hours a day →
Rob Beschizza, boingboing.net Brian Lam on finding happiness after absorbing too much Internet as a too-busy website editor. With my three extra hours a day, I will often go to the beach. Cook a healthy meal. Do a bunch of exercise. Have a drink with friends. Read a… Does everyone have this dream? This idea of cutting back, cutting away. Kudos to this guy for doing it.
What is wrong with messaging apps
Recently some colleagues and I talked about using Facebook messaging vs. Twitter vs. text vs. email. My opinion was that for communicating widely email still was better. Why? Simply put it’s ubiquitous. Even my mom has email and can manage to use it. But I am willing to learn. And nothing lasts forever, there was a time when many people didn’t use email. So I tried using FB...
Classes are cancelled but Team Freeride is going strong @crystalmt, should be an epic snow day
Paul Steckler: Just completed a 57 min wo ... →
twitter.com Funny…. I went to the gym because of GymPact to save $5. And then I bought a $6 smoothie.
Off to the gym. I truly would not do this except GymPact is ticking and I don’t want to lose $5.