June 26, 2013

Five modern technologies that bring a new twist on Mad Men’s nostalgic favorites

by Ayelet Noff

With technological advances, the workplace has become entirely more efficient! Find out which technologies have taken us from MadMen era to 2013. Continue reading

May 14, 2011

KISS rock stars to participate in world’s most global online chat

by David Spark

Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS will be on hand.   Ortsbo real-time chat translation tool to be featured this Friday I‘m pretty psyched. Next week I’m headed down to LA to report on a live event starring KISS’s Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, who will be participating in an online chat using Ortsbo (disclosure: Ortsbo is a product … Continue reading

Category: Collaboration, David Spark, Entertainment, Events, Interview
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

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

May 9, 2010

Social Gaming Summit: How social can casual games get?

by David Spark

While successful, casual games are not known for being as social as true ‘social games’ Before there were lucrative games on Facebook, casual games have done very well existing on their own sites and on game portals. The casual game market paved the way for the social gaming market. Problem is, beyond a leader board and some chat there’s never … Continue reading

February 1, 2010

Is it still pompous to announce, ‘I don’t have a TV’?

by David Spark

We’ve all had this moment. You want to talk to a friend about some great TV program you just saw. Instead of engaging or heeding your recommendation they simply announce, “I don’t have a TV.” We all know where that conversation leads. Either they’re considerate and just let it go. But more often they tell you with a wave of … Continue reading