May 11, 2014

You want to “Crowdfund?” Start with a Crowd; or What Used to be called Friends and Family

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Crowds and the effect they can have on our society has been an important part of my life for many years. Both my parents

May 7, 2014

Can You Hear Me Now?

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There have been several intriguing ideas and thoughts exchanged at TechCrunch Disrupt NY relating to the way business is conducted in a variety of

May 5, 2014

The New Face of Social


While some were originally skeptical about the latest trend of messaging apps,  Facebook’s purchase of Whatsapp in February for $19 billion solidified the genre

May 1, 2014

Timing is Everything

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The hardest conversations at a startup inevitably revolve around whether or not your product is ready to let loose on the public. Do we

April 28, 2014

Donald & Roger: A Sterling Example of Society’s Split?

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Social media was never intended to bring about social change. However, as we became more comfortable with the various tools available to us, users

April 24, 2014

Flickr 3.0: More than an Update

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Consider this my personal “thank you” to Yahoo! The importance of a company listening to it’s audience has been repeated ad-nauseum. However, it’s rare

April 18, 2014

Eating Your Own Dog Food

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In 16 or so years of designing and managing consumer and enterprise products in a range of markets and fields, one of the mantras

April 11, 2014

Women, Tech, and the Single Dad

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“Listen, between us, when I get a call for a position like this, the message between the lines is that they need a man

April 9, 2014

Mightybell Throws it’s Hat in the Ring

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Mightybell has officially launched it’s social network aimed at allowing users to create communities of like minded people. Founded in December 2010, Mightybell has

April 6, 2014

Introducing The Zula Blog

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Communication tools have advanced radically over the past few years, yet, the structure of how we use those tools has not changed. We have