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Finding Myself in You

Sometime this weekend I hit 10,000 unique visitors on this measly little blog. (Well, unique cookies at least.) I have been writing here since January 10 of this year. I never expected to attract much of a following, let alone in just four months. Pleasure and Pain is now averaging 920 unique visitors weekly, and [Keep Reading...]

GEL 2008: Day 1 “Experiences”

[Also check out other GEL 2008 posts: Day 2 Session 1 "Connect", Session 2 "Twist", Session 3 "Make", Session 4 "Success"] It’s been a long day and I’m really tired, but I wanted to capture the great experience I had before I head off to bed. Naturally it was at Good Experience Live, a.k.a. GEL, [Keep Reading...]

List of Firsts: Saturday, April 19, 2008

Saturday was a perfect day in Manhattan. It was the first real day of Spring that I could actually enjoy — so naturally I took my bike out of storage, pumped up the tires and went for a joy ride. Every time I go bike riding I try to explore something new. Saturday was certainly [Keep Reading...]

Twubble

Uh oh… I’m in twubble… Dave Malouf shared a cool link today. It’s a (new?) “People you may know” tool for Twitter. This was a great tip for me since I’d recently written about the topic. Twubble finds the most common people your Twitter friends are following (who you aren’t). The scan starts when you [Keep Reading...]

Facebook Chat

Last Sunday, April 6, brought the launch of the long-awaited Facebook Chat. According to TechCrunch, the feature is so far only available to select members. According to Facebook, “we’re rolling this out slowly.” Not entirely surprising given the backlash that has previously occurred when FB releases new stuff without any warning or feedback and then [Keep Reading...]

Flickr introduces video

Flickr announced today that they are now offering video. Now when you log in to Flickr, this is what you see: Before I go any further, I have to admit that while I watch a lot of video online, I don’t post much video online. Aside from helping my mom post her videos to YouTube, [Keep Reading...]

The importance of delivery to New Yorkers

I recently discovered Wakozi.com, what TechCrunch called “Kozmo for booze.” For those of you who never knew Kozmo.com, they were a movie-and-snacks delivery service that operated in Manhattan (and later in other cities) in the late-90s. Their angle was that they delivered your order for free in under an hour. I was one of their [Keep Reading...]