The five jerks you meet at work.

Getting things done in a work environment can be difficult. We run into all sorts of roadblocks (process, hardware, legacy, scope, costs) even before we think about the most unpredictable of elements, people. Interestingly, people can be facilitators of getting things done and hindrances all in one day. They can shift within one conversation from …

The Web Is Not Dead as a Games Platform.

Portals still have a huge shot in the high-tech, high-stakes world of games.  I just read an article in Entrepreneur Magazine profiling, Peter Relan (Crowdstar, OpenFeint) where he said as much.  Here is the money quote: "Nobody has yet come up with a way to make large web portals a social game,"  "What kind of games can …

The difficulties in blogging, tweeting and updating

Listen, I know people get annoyed with too many updates from me or too many shared posts or too much of anything. Friends will say “Why is he sharing all that sports shit” or “Ugh, all I want to hear about is sports, why is he sharing these commie social-political articles”. I get it, it’s …

The difficulties in blogging, tweeting and updating

Listen, I know people get annoyed with too many updates from me or too many shared posts or too much of anything. Friends will say "Why is he sharing all that sports shit" or "Ugh, all I want to hear about is sports, why is he sharing these commie social-political articles". I get it, it’s …

My hometown: East Harlem, New York City. It has problems.

New York City is huge.  There are over 8 million residents and well over 20 million people come through NYC everyday.  New Yorkers are labeled with one tag, New Yorkers.  There is some borough  allegiance but that is fading (sorry Brooklyn, you lost your juice) What is forgotten is the neighborhood allegiances that we hold. …