Posts Tagged “gnomedex”

No Conference Blues

By | August 19, 2011

Using 4squaredand7yearsago, I discovered that I was arriving in Seattle for Gnomedex on this day last year. Sadly, Gnomedex was discontinued after it’s ten year run. So, there’s no Gnomedex this year. I’m coming to terms with the fact that I likely won’t be attending SXSW this March. I also doubt I will be going to […]

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Amber Case, your friendly neighborhood cyber anthropologist

By | January 11, 2011

You know those people who you meet along the way at conferences or special events? The ones that really leave an impact on you, who you think of as smart and cool. Amber Case, a cyborg anthropologist, is one of those people. I first met Amber a few years ago, in a “magic bus“, during […]

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We are the last generation to know privacy as it was

By | August 30, 2010

I was in Seattle a couple of weeks ago to attend my fourth Gnomedex. Chris Pirillo‘s technology conference has been referred to as “TED Light”. Light, not in content or quality, but in access and price. You can read my recap of the tenth Gnomedex on the Griffin blog. I can tell you that it […]

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Checking out of checking in

By | July 26, 2010

Last week I read a short post on Gigaom by Om Malik, who admitted to Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley to getting bored of checking in so often. The grand vision aside, I told Dennis that he has a problem – even hardcore users and fans like me are getting bored with Foursquare and finding it […]

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