7 years ago – yes. 7 years ago – I posted about Monsters. One of my points was that we, as a society, need a monster. We’ve always had one and it somehow seems to keep our culture in balance. I highlighted monsters that I grew up with who for the most part were musicians that scared …

Link to Word Lens is now officially Google Translate (video)

Word Lens was acquired in 2014 and Google Translate appears to have completely transitioned the tech into theirs. Enjoy!

Link to Anthony Bourdain’s Raw Craft – Episode 3 (video)

Back on May 3rd, I attended my first metal concert in many many moons. The show featured Mastodon + Clutch. (Two sounds that are VERY different. Prog Rock ≠ Funk Metal.) I don’t listen to metal any longer but definitely appreciate the culture. Metal fans are a tightly knit community and I saw many who appeared to be old friends. …

Link to Coke does something amazing (video)

If you think about what Coke is – a sugary beverage – it’s amazing what they do. Enjoy!

Link to Big Boulder 2015!

Big Boulder is an amazing conference I’ve been fortunate enough to attend for the past four years. The conference is focused on social data and I’m working on a summary post about the event. Until then . . . enjoy!

I attended the annual Big Boulder conference Monday+Tuesday of this week and once again, it was an amazing experience. (I’ll post about the event soon.) One of the people who spoke at the event was Tram Nguyen of Pinterest. She said what most of us already know; many people use Pinterest to plan things. Weddings, meals, …

Link to Anthony Bourdain’s Raw Craft – Episode 2 (video)
Link to Pinpoint: Foursquare’s new geo-location based advertising platform
Link to In Memory | A film about death and grieving in the digital age