Foursquare Rules SXSW

If you’ve been keeping tabs on this blogger’s Twitterstream, you’re (painfully) aware that I finally made my way to Austin for the 2012 South by Southwest Interactive Festival. No longer a Newbie, I earned the 2012 SXSW Sophomore Badge on Foursquare upon arrival at Austin Bergstrom Airport.Whooppeee! Let the games begin.At last year’s SXSW, I…… Continue reading Foursquare Rules SXSW

Friday’s Video Views

Bye Bye Black-berryI finally did it. After Business Insider tipped me off to Amazon’s discount on the Droid Charge for Verizon, I took the bait. Why Droid over the promised iPhone 5 coming this fall? As a GMail, GTalk, GCal, Google Maps, Google Voice and Chrome user, it just made sense. Goodbye to my Blackberry.…… Continue reading Friday’s Video Views

Diller & Crowley @SxSW

CNN’s Poppy Harlow w/ IAC’s Barry DillerTwo of the more notable keynote interviews at SxSW happened Monday morning.The first featured CNN business reporter Poppy Harlow’s chummy tete-a-tete with IAC chairman Barry Diller before a packed house at the Austin Convention Center. The second showcased two Twitter-verified luminaries – Mashable founder Pete Cashmore and Foursquare founder…… Continue reading Diller & Crowley @SxSW

Friday’s Video Views

Social TV: Boxee Box DemoThis week, the much buzzed-about Boxee box shipped. Some say it may be better than its deeper-pocketed rivals Google TV and Apple TV. Here’s a review from the Hill Holliday blog. Bulldogs: Brill and Woodward on Campus Yale University’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism sponsored a chat with Steven Brill and Bob…… Continue reading Friday’s Video Views

Friday’s Video Views

Air DroolTechCrunch’s MG Siegler and Jason Kincaid take viewers through a first tour of the Macbook Air, or as Steve Jobs put it: what resulted when the MacBook and iPad hooked up. Unlikable MediaFoursquare founder Dennis Crowley inexplicably tweeted this earlier in the week. “Hilarious?”@dens Watch this hilarious @foursquare and Bedroom Intruders @YouTube parody and…… Continue reading Friday’s Video Views