Posts Tagged ‘Conferences’

Follow Up: My Rookie Year at #SXSW

March 20, 2011  |   Blog,Conference   |     |   1 Comment

Follow Up: My Rookie Year at #SXSW After experiencing my first SXSW I can only say one thing: wow.  Just wow. If you’re in the tech industry then SXSW is certainly the conference of the year.  Not only do you have the opportunity to bump into various tech leaders all in one evening but everyone attending is simply overwhelmingly ready to converse.

How uTest Spent the Week @SXSW: A Recap [Cross Post]

March 19, 2011  |   Blog,Conference,uTest   |     |   0 Comment

How uTest Spent the Week @SXSW: A Recap [Cross Post] This is a cross post from the uTest blog. Last week, I mentioned that Matt Johnston and I were heading to the SXSW conference in Austin, TX. Well, we’re finally back in Massachusetts and almost caught up on sleep.  The trip was a lot of fun and I think we accomplished what we set out to.

SXSW v. The Prom

March 09, 2011  |   Blog,Conference   |     |   0 Comment

SXSW v. The Prom Admittedly, I’ve never been to SXSW before. 2011 is going to be my first year in attendance but it seems eerily familiar to something I’ve done before. I have a very, very helpful network of awesomeness /friends (blatant link-love jamming) to weed out the crap. If I had to judge by Twitter and other online streams.

SXSW Bound: Rookie Style #SXSWi

February 15, 2011  |   Blog,Conference   |     |   1 Comment

SXSW Bound: Rookie Style #SXSWi This will be my first year heading to SXSW and I have little clue of what to expect.  I’m fortunate in that I have a few friends who are veterans of the sport and willing to let me tag along.  Even with that network it’s certainly an intimidating event – everyone seems to be “in.

Computer Vision & 3D Modeling via Photos

June 22, 2009  |   Blog,Conference   |     |   1 Comment

Computer Vision & 3D Modeling via Photos After watching Clay Shirkley’s TED Talk presentation last week I had to watch my all time favorite TED Talk; Blaise Aguera y Arcas demos Photosynth. This was the first TED Talk that really captured my interest. Photosynth has the ability to identify the content within a picture and overlap it with similar pictures. The end.

The Historic Impact of Social Media

June 18, 2009  |   Blog,Social Media   |     |   0 Comment

The Historic Impact of Social Media This is an absolutely terrific piece on the historic impact of social media by NYU professor Clay Shirkly.  It’s certainly easy to forget about the power of social media when we take it for granted and use it for ‘poking’, and posting pictures of, friends. Shirkly states that, “The moment we’re living through – the.

Initial Thoughts From SES San Jose (Day 2)

August 20, 2008  |   Blog,Conference,SEM (SEO & PPC)   |     |   0 Comment

Initial Thoughts From SES San Jose (Day 2) This is my third SES conference and to be honest, Search Engine Strategies 2008 San Jose just isn’t cutting it. I was pretty impressed with last year, but this year…  Meh. To begin with, there is certainly a larger amount of sponsored sessions. The focus has shifted towards agencies, rather than in house SEM’ers. There.