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…]

Whitney and Internet Week New York

There has been a lot of talk about it for weeks, but it’s finally here. Internet Week New York starts tomorrow and goes until Tuesday, June 10. “Presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences in cooperation with City of New York and The Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting,” Internet Week [Keep Reading…]

Social Feed Aggregators

There are hundreds, probably thousands, of powerful social networking platforms out there, with new ones launching every week. Send 140-character messages with Twitter. Save links with del.icio.us. Promote content with Digg. Share music with Last.fm. It’s endless. Lifestreaming — recording your daily activities through text, links, photos, music and video — is quickly becoming the [Keep Reading…]

Tweetup Goodness – 5/27/2008

Thanks to everyone who came out to the Tweetup at d.b.a. last night in the East Village. The weather was tentative, but more than 20 people showed. We snagged a great table in the corner of the patio — which is airy, but covered — and sipped on Sixpoint Brownstone, Chimay and Samuel Smith’s Oatmeal [Keep Reading…]

Group Video Chat: A Usability Evaluation

Back in January when I started this whole “getting to know the community” thing, I met a couple guys named @matto and @snook, a.k.a. Matthew Oliphant and Jonathan Snook respectively. Matthew had been following me based on David Armano‘s recommendation, and I had followed him back because, well, I basically didn’t know anybody on Twitter. [Keep Reading…]

The Experience of Being a Woman

I have always wanted to be the woman who doesn’t feel the need to talk about women’s issues. I have always wanted to be the woman in business whom people describe as an astute leader and force to be reckoned with without ever being called a “woman in business.” I have always wanted to be [Keep Reading…]

Advergirl gives props to Pleasure and Pain

Big thanks to Leigh Householder for including this blog on her top picks over at Advergirl. I am truly honored to be included in a list of such heavyweights — blogs that are among my favorites and whose authors I admire. I’ll keep delivering the goods, but please don’t hesitate to let me know what [Keep Reading…]