Here’s an Animoto video consisting of photos I took on the opening day of Social Capital Markets 2011 at Fort Mason in San Francisco — a breathtakingly beautiful day in the Bay Area that brought together 1,500 attendees at this year’s SOCAP conference to discuss social entrepreneurship, collective action, crowd-funded investmentments and lots more. Great to see all the familiar … Continue reading
A scene from last year’s DemoFall (by Rob Lee on Flickr) Guide to events & conferences for the coming month We’re heading full-on into conference season again, now that summer is fast receding. Here’s our roundup of social media, tech and marketing conferences and events for the month of September. Lots of great gatherings on tap. For the full … Continue reading
Behavioral advertising is the practice of third party sites that track your web surfing behavior as you travel from one website to another, and then serve you relevant ads based on that cross-site surfing behavior. This has serious privacy concerns as information being gathered is being shared across multiple sites.
For years, the industry has tried to self regulate in order to keep the federal government at bay, explained Steven Bennett, lawyer for Jones Day in New York, in a presentation he gave at the CRM Evolution Conference in New York City. Continue reading
On July 27 I attended and moderated a panel at the PR Summit in San Francisco. This blog post is a report being submitted for Intertainment Media, makers of the desktop communications and content app KNCTR and the real-time chat translation tool Ortsbo. Pestering bloggers. It’s a PR rep’s time-honored tradition. A client has something to announce or show … Continue reading
Here’s some of my coverage from the Future of Web Apps in Las Vegas. I was covering the event for Dice and Intertainment Media.
As much as you plan, as much data you collect and analyze, and as much as you predict, you never can be 100 percent correct. Heck, you’ll probably be correct just a small fraction of the time. Continue reading
Reid Hoffman, founder of LinkedIn and Silicon Valley insider, provides rich insight into technology trends, markets and building companies. Christopher Rollyson attended his presentation at SxSW and provided a substantial rundown. A main snippet? Web 3.0 would “arrive sooner and be stranger than we think.” Continue reading