Fornatale Remembered

Pete FornataleBefore there was Pandora, Spotify, Last FM or even my latest fave digital music service Songza, I had the good fortune to meet and potentially collaborate with legendary New York City disc jockey Pete Fornatale who sadly and suddenly passed away this week. It was late 2004 or early 2005, and I was fed…… Continue reading Fornatale Remembered

What Sustains Social

I suppose I should be grateful that Angry Birds, or worse, FarmVille hasn’t seeped into my life. It’s enough of a time sync to intelligently feed the big three of Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, and still keep my paying clients satisfied. Thank you, Now that Zynga’s “crushin it” on mobile, perhaps I should trash…… Continue reading What Sustains Social

Friday’s Video Views

This week’s edition of Video Views explores the Brains behind Pandora, visits with IdeaLabs’ Bill Gross, examines Athletes on Social Media, sneaks into AOL’s D8 after-party w/ Walt & Kara, and makes you think with The RSA.The Brains Behind Pandora (via @time).How the recommendation engine behind Pandora Radio — using the Music Genome Project —…… Continue reading Friday’s Video Views