This morning I got an email from Rach which was an automated message through Kiva.org talking about its services and mission. For those of that don’t know (including me up until a few hours ago), Kiva is a micro-lending site that specializes in raising loan funds (read: not donations) for entrepreneurs in developing countries on…Details
Read a great post from Krista Neher today about a tool called ‘Twitterhawk‘ (read full post here). This is a tool that crawls Twitter looking for tweets about a topic of your choice then will automatically sent an @reply out from your account to that poster. Krista lays out some great points with regard to…Details
The great minds on hand and the great talks at TED continually inform me and make me think about things and problems that are much bigger than myself. But more importantly they move and inspire me. Seeing the work and ideas that these people bring to the table gives me hope that we’ll be able…Details
I saw this package design featured on TheDieLine.com today and just loved not only the visuals, but the whole idea for the product – Tattoo Tester. It basically is a home temporary tattoo kit. Cool idea, great visuals. Check out the whole post here, or hit the thumbnails to enlarge.
Trying to raise half the funds for a ticket to the 99% Conference in NYC through this social media experiment. Can you spare a buck? (link in the sidebar). In exchange for your donation, I promise to share the info I pick up through blogs, vlogs, and tweets. Thanks!
I just wanted to link up a good article from Robert Scoble about his catching up with Mark Zuckerberg at Davos. The obviously talked about all things Facebook, but I was especially interested in their studying of ‘sentiment behavior’. Interesting concept. Its basically mapping what people are feeling (guessing by aggrigating the profile update feature).…Details
TechCrunch.com just posted an article about Pipl which is a new ‘people search’ which I just tried out. Very Google-esque in its presentation, but the results are pretty creepy. It crawls the ‘deep web‘ which are pages that aren’t publically linked to, as well as MySpace, Facebook, Flickr. Doesn’t stop there. I will also dig…Details