Archive for December, 2008

If you can’t be there, you can watch it here.   Presenting the December conference videos: Le Web L.A. YEAR-END DIGITAL MEDIA REVIEW AND MIXER AlwaysOn Venture Summit West BreakOut, video to post soon SDForum Gaming Conference CMO Summit video to post soon from ON24

Apple is doing sooo well with retail, it doesn’t need Macworld anymore … what ??? Macworld without the Mac? Keynote without Steve Jobs? At the Macworld fan fest, Steve Job’s Apple is the draw. Doesn’t Apple owe anything to the Mac ecosystem that sustains its brand? I’ll be blogging live beginning 1/6 from what might be […]

Essential for any mobile producer, the Nokia N95 is an 8gb 3G 5mp phone that with Kyte allows for live video streaming. Check out the fun is having with it at

SD Forum is just that hidden gem of a speakers soapbox one is thrilled to have stumbled upon when in Silicon Valley.  Their games conference at Microsoft was packed with precious nuggets on shifts toward social gaming and use of Facebook Connect.  There was much excitement about iPhone and XBox revolutionizing indie game development and […]

Who says there’s no such thing as a free lunch.  At SF Station tomorrow you can have your cupcake and eat it too.  The definitive online guide to arts, culture and urban living invites you to gorge on pizza and beer and a whole host of giveaways including tickets to MOMA, dinner at MoMo’s and […]

Are you getting ready to present at a high-profile event?  Want to dazzle ’em like Steve Jobs.  The best kept secret in Silicon Valley is Toastmasters where many of the world’s leading companies open their doors in the interest of creating more confident, poised and effective presenters and leaders.  Informative and entertaining, weekly Toastmaster meetings […]

Tonight Yelp is treating it’s community to a free-for-all bash at the Exploratorium in San Francisco. With an open bar and late night tactile dome, I’m sure things are going to get silly. So if you go, let us know.  W 12/3 9-11pm Partying with Yelp at the Exploratorium 3601 Lyon, San Francisco FREE […]

Everyone’s favorite VC (or one of them), Heidi Roizen was on CNN this morning with her ‘get moving’ story behind the launch of Skinny Songs.  Just in time for the holidays, Skinny Songs is music to lose weight by.  Her video is now posted on  You can watch it here.

For those of you who might have missed Scott Kirsner’s presentation on “Inventing the Movies” at the Pacific Film Archive’s “Conversation” conference in October, caught up with Scott giving a similar presentation at the Hillside Club.  Click here for the video.  Then check out Scott’s awesome CinemaTech blog.  This Variety journalist is the pied […]

Writers and publishers converged on the Media Bistro Mixer tonight in San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood. Lonely Planet, Sugar and SF Chronicle were among those in the house.  The conversation was cozy, abuzz with tales of travel writing and marcom rates, and a good time was had by all.  Thank you Media Bistro.