At SxSW, Jeff Pulver talks about his 140 Conference. He says it’s not a conference about Twitter, it’s a conference about how the real-time conversations are motivating behaviors and telling industries what they can and can’t do. Continue reading
Joe Jaffe explains how our desire to game with each other can be a useful marketing tool At the Diggnation party at South by Southwest Interactive, I caught up with author and social media maven, Joe Jaffe of Jaffejuice and Jaffejuice.tv. Joe had actually interviewed me a year and a half ago regarding an article I had written for Mashable … Continue reading
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
At the RSA Conference in San Francisco, I interviewed Andrew Hay (@andrewsmhay), a security blogger and Information Security Analyst at the University Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada. Hay had keynoted the hipper side security conference known as Security B-Sides earlier this week. One of the issues Hay talked about at B-Sides was that security bloggers were becoming the voice of the security … Continue reading
I‘m at the 2010 RSA Conference here in San Francisco this week reporting for Tripwire. Before the expo floor opened, I sneaked in (yes, seriously, at the security conference), and got a preview of Sophos’ presentation on protecting yourself from social networking malware. After his preparatory run through, I asked “media tart” (his words, not mine) Graham Cluley (@gcluley) if … Continue reading
For the past three years I’ve painstakingly put together a calendar of the best social media, technology, media and marketing conferences for the upcoming year. Here’s the list for 2010.
This is not intended to be an all-encompassing list, and many of the conferences outside of the United States aren’t listed here. I’ve also left out some traditional newspaper conferences and some of the worthy but fast-changing BarCamps, PodCamps, MobileCamps and Social Media Club gatherings around the country. Continue reading