January 3, 2011

Highlights reel: My favorite posts from 2010

by David Spark

Here they are, my favorite articles, videos, and other random stuff that I produced in 2010.

Also, a huge thanks to all my readers, especially the ones who have engaged with me. This past year was very successful for me and I really do appreciate your support. Thanks again. Continue reading

November 12, 2010

How do you get everyone to watch your video?

by David Spark

I’m at Streaming Media West this week in Los Angeles covering the event for Ignite Technologies, a content delivery network for distribution of video within the enterprise. For more of Ignite’s coverage from Streaming Media West, check out Ignite’s blog.

While taking a boat cruise during the Streaming Media West conference in Los Angeles, I asked the invited guests what they would do if they really wanted everyone to watch their video. Continue reading

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October 8, 2010

How has social networking saved your ass?

by David Spark

Here’s a compilation I shot last week at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference while reporting for Yammer.

At TechCrunch Disrupt I asked attendees, presenters, and exhibitors how social networking has saved their ass. We’ve all had stories of the community providing information we needed in a moment of crisis. Continue reading

September 20, 2010

What’s your guilty pleasure app?

by David Spark

Is it Angry Birds, Air Hockey, or an Air Horn? I know you like to think that you’re highly productive with your mobile device, but in reality you probably spend more time playing Angry Birds than any other application. At the APPNATION Conference in San Francisco, shooting interviews for Dice, I asked the attendees to reveal their “guilty pleasure app.” … Continue reading

April 6, 2010

Glenn Beck goes after you

by JD Lasica

I‘m still a big fan of cleverly done mashups. The latest to come across my desk is one from MoveOn.org. Fox host Glenn Beck has gone to absurd lengths to attack President Obama, progressive leaders—even the idea of progressivism itself. But now he’s taken it one step further: Beck has gone after YOU. (Or at least, that’s what this fun … Continue reading

March 14, 2010

Embarrassing childhood stories from Diggnation’s host (and his mom)

by David Spark

Set fire to a house and you too could grow up to be a top podcast host After Alex Albrecht’s rocking performance at the live Diggnation show at South by Southwest, I asked his mom, Cathy Albrecht, if she could dish up any good embarrassing stories about her son. She tells a story of him setting a fire to the … Continue reading