iFusion integrated docking station for iPhone. Charger for multiple iPods. iPhone and iPad cases as Mondrian art. Vibe vibration stereo headset. LunaTik watchband for iPod nano. Yes, the one funded through Kickstarter! Smartboard. I so need one of these. Fling joystick controller for iPad.
It’s that time of year again. Apple’s logo going up on Moscone for WWDC. As seen from our loft on 2nd St.
At the Voices That Matter: Web Design Conference at the Grand Hyatt. Ping me if you’re here.
It was great to see Simone Legno (aka Tokidoki) speak about his work and process. That’s his laptop shown above.
WordCamp is a one day event organized by the creators of WordPress for users and developers. This year’s event was held on Saturday at Mission Bay Conference center and featured talks by a range of people. In his “State of the Word” address, Matt Mulllenweg mentioned this was the largest ever WordCamp with over 400 […]
Marissa Mayer spoke at the Google I/O conference (video at YouTube). Lots of great sessions about APIs, the social web, and the Flight of the Conchords played at the party, complete with a chocolate fountain and great appetizers. Well done, Google.
I really enjoyed O’Reilly’s Web 2.0 Expo this year, which took place in San Francisco on April 22-25. The Expo is a companion event to the Web 2.0 Summit, and “an expanded, inclusive gathering for the technology and business communities through a combined conference and tradeshow.” I’ve been fortunate to be part of the planning […]
The annual Techcrunch award show at the Herbst Theater in SF to honor the best “new” startups of the year. Co-sponsored by GigaOm, ReadWriteWeb and VentureBeat. Fun to catch up with the usual tech and startup crowd, as well as my friends and clients, Om Malik (GigaOm) and Richard MacManus (ReadWriteWeb).
Emily Chang and Max Kiesler‘s proposed SXSW panel, Social Design Strategies, has been selected for SXSW 2008. The panel description: “Now that social networking is quickly becoming a regular feature set, designers need to understand the dynamics of designing experiences that encourage social behavior, while giving individuals a sense of privacy, personal gain, and ownership. […]
Emily Chang is speaking on the Using RSS for Marketing panel at SXSW Interactive on March 11, along with Tom Markiewicz of EvolvePoint, Bill Flitter of Pheedo, John Jantsch of Duct Tape Marketing and Greg Reinacker of NewsGator. UPDATE: You can catch a podcast that the panel did prior to SXSW in this episode of […]
It’s hard to believe Flickr has only been around for a few years. It seems like I’ve been using it much, much longer than three years. That’s testament to its lure, success, and the community that has sprung up around both the service and the lifestyle. Flickr is a seamless part of my digital life. […]
A few months ago I was asked by Tom Markiewicz, CEO of EvolvePoint, to be on a panel about “Using RSS for Marketing” for the SXSW Interactive Conference coming up March 9-13 and I gladly accepted. The other panelists include Bill Flitter of Pheedo, Greg Reinacker of NewsGator, and John Jantsch of Duct Tape Marketing. […]
I’m at the Widgets Live! conference this afternoon with a sold-out crowd of widget geeks, technologists, developers, bloggers and execs at the Marines’ Club in San Francisco. Widgets Live! is the first conference by GigaOM, hosted by Om Malik (my client) in partnership with Niall Kennedy. It’s also the first conference I’ve been to recently […]
Vox, Six Apart’s new blog service, launched on Oct 26. Vox puts the emphasis on personal blogging and sharing with friends and family. It features advanced privacy controls, a stunning variety of unique themes, powerful integration with other services like Flickr, YouTube, and more. “Blogging is fun again. With powerful privacy controls that give you […]
Yahoo gave a demo to a small group tonight at the Frey Norris Gallery in San Francisco. The event was hosted by Brad Garlinghouse, Vice President of Communications, Community and Front Door (pictured left) and other members of his team. Yahoo Photos presented at DEMO in February 2005 and is about to be released as […]
I’m at MashupCamp, a two day event at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA, nestled in Silicon Valley, south of Palo Alto and north of Sunnyvale. I mention that because there’s a palatable sense of tech here in the Bay area that can’t be ignored. It’s one of the reasons that I moved […]
Thursday night was Kevin Werbach’s Pre-Pre-Supernova party here in SF, just a couple blocks away at Cha-Am Thai. The dinner was a great chance to network and chat with leading tech innovators, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders. My partner at Ideacodes, Max Kiesler, and I met and talked to many people, in particular, Esme Vos of […]
Mike Arrington’s TechCrunch 5 party for Shel Israel and Robert Scoble’s new book, Naked Conversations, was a big success on Friday night in Atherton, CA. Some 400 people showed up at Mike’s house to mingle, hang out, congratulate Shel and Robert, and generally celebrate amidst a great crowd of techies, bloggers, entrepreneurs, tech giants, thought […]
I’m pleased to announce that my Ideacodes partner, Max Kiesler and I will be on a panel of judges for the ExpressionEngine $15,000 Shootout. Contest entries can be Commercial, Personal, and Core sites so anybody with an ExpressionEngine powered site can enter. Your website will be judged on innovation, excellence of design, usability, and content. […]