September 15, 2010

What do you wish you knew about mobile app development?

by David Spark

Even looking back most people still can’t figure out the mobile app market At the opening night party at the APPNATION conference where I was reporting for Dice, I asked the attendees, “What do you wish you knew a year ago that you know today about mobile app development?” Their answers are fast, impulsive, and conflicting. Also from APPNATION is … 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

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August 25, 2010

How to crowdsource the production of a feature length film

by David Spark

What Hollywood has discovered is that people can be really passionate about stories and characters. Fans are so emphatic they just want more. Hollywood appeases them with additional content such as t-shirts, extras on a DVD, and maybe a podcast.

But what if the entire production is fully shut down, yet the fans want the story to continue? Continue reading

August 23, 2010

Tips for using social media & events to get your dream job

by David Spark

Even with social media, half of success is just showing up Social media as we all know is not a panacea to achieve your goals, but rather an enabler. If you want to land your dream job using social media, it still takes a lot of work. I chatted with Adria Richards of But You’re a Girl, who believes the … Continue reading

August 16, 2010

On KQED talking Google, Verizon & Net Neutrality

by David Spark

It’s amazing how upset people can get from a letter On Friday night I appeared on KQED’s “This Week in Northern California” discussing the open letter Google and Verizon cowrote to the FCC proposing new broadband requirements for mobile and some type of second Internet. The letter bent everyone out of shape and caused a flurry of response from traditional … Continue reading

July 5, 2010

Why do people still download & install applications?

by David Spark’s David Spark talks about why people still download and install applications, plus what makes applications successful. Continue reading