Foodspotting - Brand Integration Brainstorm
Foodspotting is a mobile and web app available for all devices that allows users to find and share the foods they love by sharing photos and knowledge about their favorite dishes at their favorite restaurants. It has more than 1.5 million users and has worked with brands such as Zagat, the Travel Channel, Bravo, and Thrillist. While some would say “Why the heck would I take pictures of my...
My Love/Hate Relationship w/ Facebook Timeline
Facebook rolled out its new timeline profile to everyone last week. Like a kid in a candy store, I clicked-through and put mine together. Positives It’s Prettier: For the first time, Facebook added a much needed aesthetic touch to its platform. The large cover photo gives people a great way to showcase something epic to represent themself. Timeline Functionality: This added...
4 BIG Reasons that #NewnewTwitter is Awesome
In April, I wrote a post completely bashing Twitter for its faults on Tech.li. These faults consisted of the following: Conversation Discovery Content Lifespan Dumb People But after using #newnewtwitter for the past week, I have to admit that the Twitter team has reconciled all their weaknesses and that I am officially falling back in love with the platform. For those of you that...
Silicon Alley All-Stars’ Marathon Coding Session... →
Hacktivism goes far beyond Anonymous.
Inside an 80 year old "smart" NYC building →
smarterplanet: Manhattan’s density, supported by its mass transit infrastructure, is the principle reason the average New Yorker has a smaller carbon footprint than her counterpart in another large US city. At the…
Enterproid: Separate Work and Personal within One...
Cool product that allows you to separate work and personal profile within one mobile device. They provide business class solutions, which would be huge for the BYOD (bring your own device) movement that I’m a fan of. Learn more on their website.
OGILVY YOUTH: STARTUP GENERATION: The New American... →
We’re co-hosting Startup University with Ogilvy Youth tomorrow. See what it’s all about below. In certain circles, you can’t turn around these days without hearing of your friends’ latest startups, of twenty-somethings aiming to be the next Mark Zuckerberg, and of the latest 30 Under 30 lists. For the majority of Gen Y, roughly defined as those born between 1980-1995, “making it”...
All Tweets are Now Embeddable - Is Twitter Killing... →
Turntable.fm: Branded Rooms and Exclusive Offers
My crush on Turntable.fm is no secret. DJ Wooooo’s House/Dance/Electro is where I reside just about every workday. Although it offers no advertising opportunities for brands to date, here’s something they should consider soon…and I’d like to pioneer. Brands should launch custom branded rooms that offer specials periodically throughout the day for listeners. For...
Android Phone Name Generator →
So this is how they come up with all those crazy names for Android phones.
Learn HTML and CSS in 30 Days for Free with Tuts+ →
30 days of 10-minute video tutorials that teach you html and css from the very beginning.
Immersive Labs: Serving Ads to the Right Faces
In short, Immersive Labs has facial recognition technology that analyzes a person’s demographics and serves an ad that would be most relevant. Already impressive, but they go beyond that by providing full analytics and ad optimization. Immersive Labs cross-analyzes the number of glances and average time of glance with their demographic information and optimizes itself automatically to...
Social Guide: Social TV Data, Widgets, and More
Social Guide collects a ton of social data surrounding television shows and movies. This data is a huge asset for brands, networks, media buyers, and production houses. Here are some use cases and ideas: Social TV Guide: Networks should all license Social Guide’s data and implement an interactive, social TV guide where shows are ranked by the buzz surrounding them, and social content...