Twelve years ago today, I hosted my first Meet The Makers conference in New York City. Later that year I did two more events in San Francisco and NYC. The events were incredible, featuring interviews with the people responsible for some of the biggest online products and sites like Monster, DoubleClick, Google, E*TRADE and MapQuest.Continue reading “Meet The Makers is coming back”
As I walked up to Simon on Monday before our lunch meeting it was clear that I was mumbling to myself. He asked what I was saying and I explained that I’ve had an old ’70s song stuck in my head since last Wednesday. The song that I couldn’t stop listening to? Gerry Rafferty’s Right DownContinue reading “Life’s a game made for everyone and love is the prize.”
I finally figured out a business model for Twitter. It’s advertising based and it only works if Twitter doesn’t solve their scaling problems. The way I see it, the most the Twitter user base needs Twitter to be running smoothly is about fourteen hours a day. That leaves ten hours a day of those cute “pleaseContinue reading “Twitter’s business model”
I’ve seen and met a lot of legendary creators at Comic-Con this week, but only one of them was Stan Lee. At the New York show I ran into him for about a second in the hallway when he was on his way to preside over his reality show contestants, just long enough to sayContinue reading “Meeting Stan Lee”
I watched a couple of our rocking TV Squad bloggers interview Zach Braff and Sarah Chalke on the set of Scrubs and when Joel Keller told Sarah that he’s from TV Squad, I got a little chill. That’s my name. I came up with “TV Squad.” How cool is that? And that got me thinking — complete withContinue reading “Names, names and more names”
Linkin Park got the crowd on their feet, but when they introduced Jay-Z the crowd really went insane! This post originally appeared on Weblogs, Inc.’s Live8 Insider blog.