On January 1st, the 2009 lineup for An Event Apart: The Design Conference For People Who Make Websites was made public. AEA is run by Jeffrey Zeldman and Eric Meyer, the creators of A List Apart and pioneers in the web standards movement. AEA is a two-day one-track conference in four cities throughout the year. [Keep Reading…]
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…]
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.
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]