Chad and Ryan Steelberg, “the Winfire brothers,” joined Google in January 2006 when they sold dMarc to Google. dMarc had created a self-service system for purchasing radio advertising, much like Google’s own Adwords. The service, in fact was integrated with Adwords and available to a limited number of advertisers, currently reaching about 600 radio stations. […]
Archives for February 2007
Performance art meets technology in Flussgeist. This excellent mashup brings feeds from Twitter and combines them with photos, video and an ambient soundtrack. The tags driving the imagry are fished right out of the Twitter stream. It’s a fascinating way to watch the world spin right before your eyes. Go there now.
There are plenty of near misses in the dot-com world. The Hits are difficult to predict. It helps to have a good idea, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be original. Having a well-connected team is a plus, and appears to have really given Twitter a shot in the arm. Twitter is one of those […]
Some of you already know that I’m in training for the San Diego Rock-and-Roll Marathon on June 3rd. But what you may not know is why I’m running. I’m running with a team of people raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. I need your support. Your donation will go to research, patient aid […]
The social network is a buzzword that every Web 2.0 company has to include in their pitch. But what is it? Does social networking matter, or is it just a bunch of hype? Here’s my brief, unobjective primer to social networks. When explaining knowledge management to people, I usually tell them that it’s really nothing […]
A while back I promised I’d be updating the site header each month. I’m not really following a theme, though so far I’ve been using photos I’ve taken. This month, you get a panorama I stitched from a series of photos I took in Las Vegas a couple weeks ago at the Ghost Bar. It’s […]