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Photo of the day: Nine wrong ways to swipe

I don’t drink whiskey, but this ad almost made me want to. Jameson ran an ad campaign last year exclusively for NYC subways. This hyper-localized approach isn’t very common for a national (hell, international) brand, and it really impressed me. Why? Because they demonstrated “insider knowledge.” MAYBE IT’S BECAUSE THERE ARENINE WRONG WAYS TO SWIPE [Keep Reading...]

NY Tech Meetup — February 2009

Last night was February’s NY Tech Meetup, the second month under new organizer Nate Westheimer. One of the major changes that Nate has made to the event so far is that the evening’s presenters have related products or services. This month’s theme was “Mobile Meets Social.” The presenters were: Peek Xtify viaPlace Coovents Mobile Commons [Keep Reading...]

NY Tech Meetup — January 2009

Last night was the first NY Tech Meetup of 2009 and the first meetup since Nate Westheimer became the new organizer last month. I thought it was a huge success. For the first time, at least since I’ve been attending, it had a theme: “Built on Twitter” — the seven presenters all have created products [Keep Reading...]

NY Tech Meetup — June 2008

Internet Week New York edition Last night was the monthly NY Tech Meetup at IAC. Instead of the typical 5-minute presentations by new start-ups getting their feet wet, this month was a rather impressive line-up of successful Internet companies operating in New York. As always, it was a sold-out room of 400+ developers, designers, entrepreneurs, [Keep Reading...]

NY Tech Meetup — April 2008

Just got home from this month’s NY Tech Meetup, which Scott said is the 42nd meeting so far. I’m talking about Scott Heiferman, CEO and co-founder of Meetup.com. He started NY Tech and is the MC for every event. This month they packed in eight presenters at five minutes each, so things moved pretty swiftly. [Keep Reading...]

NY Tech Meetup – March 2008

Okay, so the Meetup was almost two weeks ago, but I’ve been sick so give me a break! Better late than never to report back from this month’s NY Tech Meetup at the lovely IAC building. For the first time, this month’s lineup was based on a theme: “Power to the People: The Future of [Keep Reading...]