Posts from the ‘Technology’ category

Two Cycling Innovations for Greener Cities

I recently read about a couple of interesting bike-related innovations. The first, via Mark Evans, is Bixi Bicycles. They’re a Montreal-based commuting bike rental service, kind…

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Quick Twitter Survey

I’m running a quick little survey about clickthroughs on Twitter. It applies to you if you use a link shortener like Bit.ly that enables you to…

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What Software Did You Use?

“I like your website. What software did you use?” I get questions like this occasionally. Sometimes they’re about a website, a video or some other webby…

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The Tyranny of Twitter Stats

At South by Southwest Interactive last week, marketer Peter Shankman said “if you say you’re a social media expert, I’m going to check how many Twitter…

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Backseat Video Advertising in Taxis

The first time I saw an LCD display built into the back seat of a taxi cab, it was last New Years Eve in Mahattan. It…

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Real-time Tutorials for the Noob Skating Fan

Yesterday Julie wrote about the Skate Bug, a kind of auditory aid for getting from (to borrow Lee and Sachi’s metaphor again) A to G: At…

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Off to SXSW

We’re shortly off to South by Southwest, the big interactive, film and music conference in Austin, Texas. We’re there for eight or nine days, though we’re…

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A Colleague is Seeking a PHP Developer for a Project

A colleague who runs an online business is looking for a developer for a project. Here’s the brief, admittedly vague spec: Our site is programmed in…

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