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I’ll be on Jeffrey Zeldman’s panel at SXSW 2009

The supremely awesome Jeffrey Zeldman of Happy Cog surprised me the other day by asking me to be on his panel, “From Freelance to Agency: Start Small, Stay Small” at the 2009 SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, TX. The other panelists will include content strategist extraordinaire Kristina Halvorson and acclaimed magazine designer Roger Black (with [Keep Reading...]

Nate Westheimer is the next organizer of NY Tech Meetup

Here are the results of the 2008 election for the next organizer of the NY Tech Meetup: A big congratulations to Nate Westheimer for his landslide victory. And a loving kudos to my friends Sanford Dickert and Oz Sultan for all their efforts. Can’t wait to see what Nate will do in the new year.

Where’s Whit

The New York tech scene is bustling and I’m out and about almost every night of the week. Gary’s Guide, run by the lovely Gary Sharma a.k.a. Guy with Red Tie, is a great way to keep an eye out for what’s happening around town. But wanna know where I’ll be? Now I’ve embedded my [Keep Reading...]

The Awesomeness that was BarCamp Philly – Part 2

Yesterday I wrote about how I talked at BarCamp Philly last Saturday. I also attended some fun, inspiring and informational sessions by my wildly brilliant friends: @livlab, @globalcitizen, @waltribeiro, @bethharte, and @mknell. Check out the full schedule of all sessions at BarCamp Philly and some great photos on Flickr. My Twitter Notes from the sessions [Keep Reading...]

I Popped My Cherry at BarCamp Philly

It’s almost a week later and I’m still on a high from BarCamp Philly! Organized by Roz Duffy and JP Toto, BarCamp Philly took place on Saturday, November 7, 2008 at The University of the Arts. I think more than 200 people were in attendance. If you’ve never heard of a BarCamp before, it doesn’t [Keep Reading...]

September 2008 IxDA NYC: Dan Saffer’s Tap is the New Click

In the midst of everything last week, I attended Dan Saffer‘s presentation Wednesday night at the IxDA NYC monthly meet-up, hosted at the beautiful R/GA offices (I particularly like the gated courtyard/parking lot in front of the building). Dan gave the same talk at Web 2.0 Expo NY earlier in the day, but I had [Keep Reading...]

Find me at Web 2.0 Expo NY this week

O’Reilly’s Web 2.0 Expo is in New York this week at the Javits Center. This is the largest tech conference that NY has ever seen and those of us who live here are thrilled to finally get the attention that NY tech so greatly deserves. There are eight tracks for four days of sessions, everything [Keep Reading...]