Browsing articles from "September, 2012"

The Klout score is a a number between one and 100 that represents an individual’s overall social media influence based on his/her ability to mobilize action on social networks. In the past I have been critical regarding the validity of Klout scores. Too many highly influential people that I knew ranked lower than striving social […]

What do you get when you cross a Supermodel with social media? No this isn’t the start to some corny joke, but the beginning of the next wave in entertainment. While in the not-so-distant past this may have sounded like a foreign concept, these days anything seems possible, especially when it deals with the Internet. […]

Pinterest, Quora, LinkedIn should be among the tools to take your business to the next level Social media tools are everywhere, but how do you know which ones your startup should focus on? In our work at Socialmedia.biz and Blonde 2.0, we’ve had access to dozens of tools and platforms, but not all social technologies […]

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Life, a Simulation

How many choices do you make every day? How would those choices be different if you were in a zombie apocalypse? Realism has always been the Holy Grail of videogames – until recently, the best way to reach a higher level of realism, was via graphics. If you take, for example, the first games in […]

October brings us a stimulating month packed with events ranging from social media and marketing to technology. In October I’ll be speaking at the Pioneers Festival. I look forward to the Startup Challenge, where 50 top startups pitch to a panel of judges. It’s always exciting to meet entrepreneurs, hear their stories, and especially to see their […]

As October nears so does an exciting event in a start-up enthusiast’s calendar, the Pioneers Festival in Vienna, Austria. Formerly known as Start-up Week, Pioneers Festival is a gathering that celebrates entrepreneurship and start-ups. It’s a huge event with many different parts and segments, so everyone has something to take in: talks and panels, a start-up competition and a founders challenge, all set […]