My “homepage” image from 1996 at UCSF. I had a really nice ponytail.

My “homepage” image from 1996 at UCSF. I had a really nice ponytail. The “still no thesis” in the corner lasted until 1998, after I’d left grad school, gotten a job at Pangea, and then come back for a pulse of writing to finish up. The design was ripped off from a Blue Note album […]

The record stacks in the dark attic of my college radio station

I just commented at Metafiler, giving a remembrance of my college radio days occasioned by a post about the WHPK Record Library Tumblr. The rabid squirrel quote is preceded by handwriting I recognize — a note from then-station manager Rick Wocjik, who has been running the amazing Dusty Groove Americasince 1996. Truly a labor of love, […]

Watch the Influencer Marketing Panel at the Cisco Social Media for Savvy Marketers Event

The Cisco Social Media for Savvy Marketers event was quite interesting. I don’t say that just because they invited me; the topics and the guests were way above the typical Social Media 101 level you often find at conferences. The event was held April 19, 2013 on the Cisco campus, and it was streamed live online. […]

Why company accounts on Twitter aren’t enough

Last week we released a Geek Whisperers podcast, as we’ve done every week for seven whole episodes now. Since we think we’re somewhat clever, we pull out witticisms from the podcast itself to use as titles. We think this is fun but it makes for terrible SEO. The latest episode is entitled You Would Not Survive […]