heading to the netherlands

1 November 2011Somewhat Interesting Things, Speaking Engagements

Just a quick announcement regarding an upcoming speaking engagement… I’m honored to be heading to The Netherlands for the first time in January to kick off the Interactive programming at Eurosonic Noorderslag. Eurosonic Noorderslag is proud to present the first keynote speaker for the Interactive part of the conference: Shawn Michael O’Keefe, South by Southwest, … Read More

across the pond

21 June 2011Somewhat Interesting Things, Speaking Engagements

Just a quick note that I’m in Europe this week speaking at a few conferences… The first will be a 20-minute presentation and Q&A on next-generation crowd-sourcing tomorrow at Futur en Seine. (My first experience building a presentation with Prezi, which we used for the SXSW Interactive Awards in March — and so far I … Read More

slides from “the typography of the bicycle”

3 February 2011Design, Speaking Engagements

Last May at WebVisions, I gave a 5 minute presentation entitled, “The Typography of the Bicycle.” The idea was to take a similar journey of discovery as with Rock That Font, but instead of album covers, explore the typography of some of my favorite bicycles. The hilarious part is that right before jumping on the … Read More

the tangled social web we weave

1 September 2010Latest News, Questionably Interesting Things

I’m always surprised when folks inquire about whether or not to integrate social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook into their website. Many still express a concern for control, not realizing that their community likely shapes their brand more than they do. And for 9 out of 10 of these concerned clients, these online … Read More