Browsing articles from "November, 2008"

Arnon Kohavi, Co-Founder of Mapplr, tells us what Mapplr is all about. In essence, Mapplr is an online guide to the best boutique hotels, restaurants and cafes in major cities in the world. Its mission is to help users find cool small hotels and B&Bs, hip restaurants, bars and cafes in cities worldwide. I had the pleasure […]

LeWeb 2008 is one of the most exciting and important Web conferences in Europe with over 1500 participants. The event is organized by Loic Le Meur, founder of Seesmic, and takes place next month, Dec 9 +10th in Paris. The organizers of Le Web were kind enough to offer me discounted tickets for my readers. If you’d like […]

Social media joined Barack Obama as the winner in the 2008 US presidential election. Social networks like Facebook, Myspace and Twitter, which were non-existent in the 2004 elections, played center stage in Obama’s campaign. This Reuters video talks about how Obama used social media to build his campaign in a way that made history and […]

Excerpt from my interview at TechCrunch50 last September for the documentary Cyber Sapiens, by Ornit Barkai. The documentary explores social media in the Internet age and in this specific clip we talk about the social bookmarking site Digg and how to use it appropriately.       Technorati tags: Blonde 2.0, Digg, Cyber Sapiens, TechCrunch50, […]

Here’s an interview I conducted with Jeff Schick, Vice President of Social Software at IBM. In the video, Jeff discusses IBM’s social software allowing easier connection and collaboration between individuals such as Lotus Connections, the differences between the Web 1.0 and Web 2.0 eras, the security problems of social sites like Facebook, and what social tools we can […]

Post written by guest author Megan O’Neill Barack Obama’s victory last night is not only historical because he is the first African-American to win a US Presidential election nor because it signaled one of the largest voter turnouts in election history. Obama’s victory is also historical because his campaign is one of the most effective […]

Mobilhood a new mobile social network  has just launched recently and to kick things off in a fun, interactive manner, they are currently holding an iPod Touch Contest. Mobilhood is a community where users can download free ringtones, wallpapers, videotones and screensavers for their mobile phones, or create and upload their own “mobile fashion” to share. Mobilhood prides itself on […]