Browsing articles from "June, 2009"

Although I just recently returned from Internet Week New York, I’m about to set foot on another exciting, new adventure. From July 5 to July 10, I’ll be traveling around London together with my Geeky friends. aka The Traveling Geeks. The TG’s are a small informal group of technology bloggers and influencers who like to travel […]

In a time of extreme economic downturn and rocketing unemployment rates, it’s nice to see a clever startup launching just in time to fill the needs of those hungry job searchers. is a search tool specifically designed for freelancers and enthusiasts looking to find online jobs or projects that they can do from anywhere, […]

Have you heard the story of how Larry the bird became Twitter’s mascot? Larry’s owner got fired from his job and could no longer afford to keep him. The little blue bird was forced to flee his home, briefcase in wing, and find a job. He tried all the traditional routes: employment agency, newspaper job […]

My Internet Week NY review continues today with a brief interview video I’d like to share, featuring Sandy Cohen, CEO of SpeakLike. For a minute and 49 seconds, Cohen beams endearingly into the camera and tells us all about NY based startup, SpeakLike, a fantastic new language translation Web service which cleverly translates messages, emails, […]

My Internet Week NY review continues on Blonde 2.0 with installment #3. In the midst of my NY hustle, I had the chance to watch influential VC, Fred Wilson speak at  The Millennium Broadway Hotel during the CM Summit organized by John Battelle and his guys over at Federated Media. Just a note on the CM […]

If you are an Israeli Web or mobile startup, now is your chance to shine. TWS2009, Israel’s Official dot com.petition and one of the most exciting and biggest internet events of the year, will soon be choosing the most promising Israeli Startups. The presenting startups will be chosen by a review board made of leading […]

I had the pleasure of attending Startup 09 which took place in New York during Internet Week on Wednesday, June 3. Chris Hughes, co-founder of Facebook, made a well received visit in order to discuss with everyone, the details of not only the early days of Facebook but also the role Facebook played in helping […]

For anyone who hasn’t seen it yet, my new Blonde 2.0 website is up so check it out! Read up about me and get to know the real Blonde 2.0 a little bit better, from my point of view and from others point of view in what they say about me. Look at our services page […]

If the mere thought of “big brother” watching you drives you mad, then you surely wouldn’t want to be a Wall Street Journalist right now. The Social Media rules for WSJ have just been revised into a much more strict affair. Here are a few that have drawn cause for discussion: 1) Consult your editor […]

I just came back from Internet Week NYC and I will be posting various interesting videos I took there in the next couple of days. While there, I had the pleasure of meeting the fabulous Jolie O’Dell from Read Write Web. We discussed the value of using social media marketing for brands and the extraordinary […]