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Google TV – couch surfing

I was fortunate to get an early prototype of GoogleTV over the summer (the Sony stand-alone box). I was particularly happy to see it worked with my existing setup – I have a TiVo HD running through an Onxkyo receiver which is connected to my Samsung TV....

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Marketing in the digital age

We took a brief vacation to Disneyland last week since the kids were off from school on Thursday and Friday. Upon arriving at the park, I checked into Disneyland on Foursquare, and since the Android app prompted me to alert Twitter and Facebook, I opted to route...

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Do More Faster

A couple years ago, Brad Feld reached out to me and asked me to be a mentor to TechStars. In 2008, I joined Dick Costolo, my old boss at FeedBurner who’s now the CEO at Twitter, for a two hour session in Boulder that basically told a...

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Google Reader in Flipboard

Image via CrunchBase As a new owner of an iPad, I was eager to dive in and get to know the device. A number of co-workers had raved about Flipboard, the “personalized, social magazine” app designed for the iPad. Sure enough, it’s a really fantastic re-imagining of...

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We’re living in the future

Image by Anirudh Koul via Flickr I’ve been on a genealogy kick lately. Starting about a month ago, I signed up for ancestry.com and started trying to track my family tree. At the time, I had about 120 family members (from a prior attempt at using Geni.com),...

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