Link to Robert Scoble on Big Data, Real-time and distributon (video)

@bryankramer sits down and interviews @scobleizer what’s happending now. I’d love to have Robert Scoble’s job!

I posted back in early June (here) about my desire to be able to add unique/online video content into GetGlue’s application. The reasons for this are primarily selfish. I want to be able to discover new longtail content from my peers and promote real talent online. (If you looked through some of those videos, you’ll …

I was fortunate enough to attend the Big Boulder Conference (about a month ago) with a star studded cast of data geeks and it was yet again, an amazing experience. The focus this year was decidedly international and if I had only one word to sum it up, that word would be: Brazil. (I’ve posted …

Foursquare and Samsung have partnered up to allow you to visualize your check-ins. If you’re a #geoGeek like me, you’ll love this distraction! Click here and you can review where you’ve been and when. (Be sure to pause it and go step by step to see some interesting stats.) You can also export your stats as …

Link to #BigBoulder 2013 (video)

Big Boulder is a great event in – you guessed it – Boulder. The focus is on Social Data and there were some amazing speakers this year. (Don’t bother trying to sign-up. It’s invite only!)

                Google buys Waze for $1.3 Billion!!! Rewind Facebook buys Instagram for a $1 billion!!! Reset These companies aren’t worth anywhere near a billion dollars. I love them and they simply aren’t worth the multiples that are being paid . Why then, did they get acquired for those prices? …

I love GetGlue. I like the app and the sense of community it creates. My only issue with the app -more the data – is that it doesn’t address the long tail of “TV” watching. In other words, I don’t watch TV. (Except for Bourdain.) Instead, the majority of my time watching video is online: …

Link to New York vs. Tokyo on Foursquare (video)

Here is another amazing example of data visualization from Foursquare. This one shows a comparison between New York and Tokyo and I saw this at #BigBoulder. Enjoy!

Link to Hurricane Sandy data visualization through Foursquare

I love data. I especially love data visualization. This is a great video highlighting where people were during Hurricane Sandy. Enjoy!

I’ve been recommending my clients flatten their brands over the last several years due to adoption of mobile devices. This is primarily due to people using the devices on the go. If your outside a nice shiny/glassy logo, simply doesn’t render. To the right you’ll see some examples of some major companies adjusting their brands …