Monthly Archives: June 2011

Push Beyond…

Messing around tonight with some old material, I re-edited my first YouTube video, cutting it down and hotting it up (the Beck song rocks). I thought it might be a statement about Pingster – something about friends/strangers or connecting or … Continue reading

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Mood Swings and Innovation

Yesterday was weird. It began by hearing that Glympse closed on $7.5M in a B round of financing. Glympse has been around for a couple years, still pushing their version of location-sharing, and recently hit 1M users. Regardless of what … Continue reading

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Pingster 1.2 for Android Released Today

While iPhone downloads seem to be eclipsing Android downloads, we still felt the need to keep the Android version caught up to the iOS so friends can more easily connect. Ok Android users: go get some Pingster and play around!

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Velocity Ignite

Always wanted to try an Ignite session. Don’t know what that is? It’s a powerpoint presentation on any topic (usually held at a drinking party attached to a tech conference) with very formal rules — 20 slides that are set to … Continue reading

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Competition

It looks like Facebook is about to release some photo sharing features – and according to TechCrunch is going to step all over the millions invested in Color.com as well as Instagram and Path… so what’s to stop Facebook (or … Continue reading

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Pingster 1.2 is Released!

Today for the iPhone, tomorrow for the Android. If you’re a MapOmatic user of the “ping” feature, get Pingster and try the chat. Same login. We do have a server problem we’re working on today where, if you have many … Continue reading

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The CB Radio Rocked the ’70s. This is why:

I was a kid when CBs were hot. I was never sure how trucker culture rose so fast into the mainstream. But the device that empowered that culture was an open, anonymous, and mobile communicator. It was low-powered so, effectively, … Continue reading

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