Category Archives: SxSW

Nuked Highlight

I know that Robert Scoble called Highlight one of the potential winners of SxSW 2012, but I had to remove the app from my iPhone. I had it running for one day and it ended up sucking down the battery … Continue reading

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Who Wins SxSW This Year?

Unfortunately, I won’t be going to SxSW this year after having a great time and learning a lot there last year. But I’ll still be watching from afar to see what “wins” in 2012. Last year, GroupMe killed it (my … Continue reading

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Citizens Band Radio at Threadgills

At Threadgills in Austin right now, where Neustar is sponsoring a MusicFog event. Four days of music, free of charge at SxSW. Watching Citizens Band Radio right now. Stop by for some food, drinks and entertainment. Full disclosure: I work … Continue reading

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CapEx = Dead

I had this conversation last evening as we were wrapping up the Neustar booth for the day.  If I was starting a company today, why would I ever buy any capitalized equipment? We decided that with a credit card we … Continue reading

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Data Customization & Privacy: Coexisting?

Regardless of the law, 90% of legal and privacy-related issues can be solved using the following construct: If I couldn’t explain this to my grandmother, then I probably shouldn’t be doing it. I’m at a legal and privacy panel at … Continue reading

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Keynote ProTip

When you are asked to do a keynote for an event like SxSW, consider what the audience will take away. If all you’ve got is a lot of “me” “my” and “I”, you need to rethink the speech or decline. … Continue reading

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