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Let’s be honest, following the announcement of Kim Kardashian’s new emojis, everyone fell into two categories – either the people that could not care less, or the people that needed to get their hands on that crying emoji. Since their invention in 1995, emojis have become a staple of texting, and with Kim K on […]

I remember my first computer, 75 Megahertz processor and 250 megabyte hard drive; I now have a disk on key that has 30 times that amount of space. I remember that horrible sound of AOL trying to connect to the internet through a 24.4 k modem. We thought we were so technologically advanced back then; […]

  The DLD 2012 conference in Munich was a great place to mingle and network with social media super stars and online entrepreneurs.  At the conference I had the opportunity to speak with Casey Fenton, CEO and Co-founder of CouchSurfing, who sat with me and discussed his company’s completely unique business model. The idea of CouchSurfing was […]

This is a re-post form Techcrunch Europe. This morning we had a breakfast with Tristan Wilkinson, Intel’s Director of Public Sector and other Intel execs. We had an interesting discussion about the use of  technology in the Western world, in developing countries, in the classroom. For example, we talked about how parents and teachers need […]

This is a re-post from Techcrunch Europe: Web applications and services are all the rage right now and Twitter app creations are even hotter. So, not soon after SimilarWeb launched its website, their sister project SimilarSites, which is basically SimilarWeb’s search engine, presented an interesting twitter integration that brings most of their core functionality […]

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 […]

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 […]