November 18, 2010

Web 2.0 Summit: Photos & more highlights

by JD Lasica

Here’s my final report from the seventh annual Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco — among the nation’s premier tech conferences. Despite not having top-tier glass, I managed to capture some impressive images of some of Silicon Valley’s tech leaders: Here’s a Flickr set of 71 images. A few snippets from Wednesday’s session (I was networking, taking photos and multitasking): … Continue reading

Category: Conferences, Events, Web 2.0, Web/Tech
November 1, 2010

Social media, tech & marketing events: November

by JD Lasica

Here’s our last roundup of social media, tech and marketing conferences and events of the year, covering the months November and December. Some notable events, including Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 Summit, TWTRCON SF, BrandsConf and LeWeb. See below for details. For the full year, see our full Calendar of 2010 social media, tech and marketing conferences. We’ve also published a … Continue reading

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 28, 2010

Storify: Make stories using social media

by David Spark

I’m at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco reporting for Yammer.

Almost a full year ago I wrote an analyst report entitled “Real-Time Search and Discovery of the Social Web” (get your copy of the 20-page PDF), and I argued that one of the failures of the value of the real-time web is the lack of editors monitoring the data and then republishing it in a digested form. Continue reading

August 30, 2010

What makes you a true geek?

by David Spark

Are these Gnomedex attendees geekier than you? Last week I attended the Gnomedex 10 conference in Seattle, and I asked speakers and attendees what makes them a true geek. This video is the result of that interview. This video was shot for Dice, “The career hub for tech” and a client of Spark Media Solutions. For more on Gnomedex, read … Continue reading

Category: Conferences, David Spark, Interview, Video
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August 2, 2010

Social media, tech & marketing events: August

by JD Lasica

The summer’s half gone already! Here’s our roundup of social media, tech and marketing conferences and events scheduled for the month of August. For the full year, see our Calendar of 2010 social media, tech and marketing conferences. We’ve also published a roundup of nonprofit and social change conferences and events on our sister site, Socialbrite. We’ll publish a list … Continue reading