I just received this email from Foursquare. I have mixed feelings about this but I respect their decision to listen to the data (aka their users.) Love the new logo! Hi Michael, About five years ago, we launched a little app called Foursquare. As one of the first million people to sign up for Foursquare, you’ve …

Link to Bring your bracelet to Tomorrowland (video)

I’d never heard of Tomorrowland but it looks like fun and this little bracelet allows you to make friends easily. Enjoy!

Link to You gotta try Nymi! (video)

Checkout this video from Nymi and then go and pre-order one!

Link to Adtile makes advertising contexual

If you’ve read this blog for any length of time, you know that I’m not a fan of advertising. The reason for that is pretty simple. It sucks. They throw things out there to see what sticks. Even behavioral is still not very good. (I don’t log into Facebook anymore because they think they know …

Link to Big Boulder 2014 (video)

Once again, I was fortunate enough to attend Gnip’s (now Twitter’s) Big Boulder Event. This is an amazing event overflowing thought leaders in the data industry. I’m going to post some thoughts later. Until then, enjoy the video! Below are some of the tweets I sent on while attending. T.R. Newcomb of @tumblr We have …

Foursquare is splitting their company in half and the new half is called Swarm. This is worth watching and they nailed their issue. Takes guts to do something like this. Enjoy!

Link to The North Face FootPower!

FootPower is a very clever solution to powering your devices when you’re in the wild. Enjoy!