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SXSW Interactive 08

community
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I’ll be there, will you?

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Philadelphia Twitter Meetup

community
1 minute read

I haven’t made an event posting here in a while, and while I DO have some seriously substantial stuff I want to post, I wanted to get this on everyone’s calendar as soon as I could.

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15 billion freaking dollars?

business
2 minute read

So the tech world was a-buzz with two things yesterday. One, GMail FINALLY added IMAP support, making Gmail USEFUL on the iPhone. God bless. More on that as I find quirks, both positive and negative.

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for the love of the game

business
5 minute read

“We’re a community of workers, unified by the fact that we all make a living doing things that we love” – Dave Speers

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Thanks to Indy Hall's first sponsor: Belkin!

coworking
2 minute read

Months ago, I was introduced to a contact at Belkin by IndyHall supporter, and my good friend Chris Messina. It turns out that for many Barcamps, Belkin provides power and networking gear. They were interested in partnering with some coworking initiatives, and were looking at ...

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Front page press

elsewhere
1 minute read

My lack of posts the last couple of weeks isn’t for the lack of interesting things going on. Quite the contrary, in fact. I have a MILLION things I want to write about.

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off for the weekend. oh yeah, and that other thing…

coworking
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I’m about to walk away from my computer and all connectivity for 3 full days…the longest I’ve unplugged in as long as I can remember.

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This Week In Philly – 7/29

community
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Sorry this is a day later than I had planned. I’ve got 2 events on my calendar this week that happen to be at the same time. Which one do I go to? I’m not sure yet! MAYBE BOTH!!!

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the value of a community, online and off

community
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Roz made really great post on the urban family, and afterwards followed up with me offline about the format that etsy (an awesome crafty/boutique community) has run that really feels like a direction that IndyHall is headed.

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This Week In Philly – 7/22

community
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I made promise to some people that I’d start doing an event summary much like I did last week at the beginning of each week. This week I don’t have much new to add, but I’ll re-post in case you missed it from last week’s summary. Also, if you have an event (one time or recurri...

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Calling for Independents Hall Membership

coworking
3 minute read

To my esteemed Independents Hall list members, this email is a long time coming. We’re coming up on 5 months since the March 1st inauguration of this list, it’s pretty incredible to already see the effect that we’ve had on each other.

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the day wired magazine called me “cheeky”

coworking
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Not much to say that isn’t already in the article! Congrats, and thank you, to Amit for inspiring the piece, as well as myself. Thank you to Anna Jane Grossman for including our activity in Philadelphia as part of the focus.

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Brain Dump (July 2007)

elsewhere
11 minute read

I apologize for any confusing direction of a message, or the language used. This is direct from my brain to your screen.

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July Philadelphia Creative/Events

community
4 minute read

Now that we’ve wrapped on BlogPhiladelphia, it doesn’t end. Not even close.

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BlogPhiladelphia Photos!

community
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Not only have the photo contributions from BlogPhilly been great, the latest set from Stan Schwartz @ Toonamation have some of my favorites. Stan’s product processes photos and video to give an automated/animated effect similar to “Scanner Darkly”. The product itself is really...

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ben franklin would have been proud

community
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I’ve got a lot of wrap up and communications to follow through on in the next couple of weeks. I haven’t felt this kind of energy since Austin, and that’s not to say that what we do every day with Independents Hall isn’t exciting (its amazing) but conference energy is somethin...

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holy crap, that’s tomorrow: blogphiladelphia

community
2 minute read

The last 2 months have WHIZZED by. I remember on May 1st when Brian Oberkirch emailed me and said,

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Philadelphia Coworking Survey, Use Cases, Pricing, Events, etc

coworking
10 minute read

I’ve just made a really big post to the Independents Hall Google Group, so I wanted to share it here for anybody not already subscribed.

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open source meat loaf

elsewhere
2 minute read

The copy I wrote for my business website, We Know HTML, is notoriously goofy. I had a blast writing it and during the last 8 months of it being live, I’ve gotten a lot of positive response from the chuckles it elicits. But someone took it seriously…

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the future is safe

business
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Just a quick thought from my attendance of my sister’s high school graduation tonight. Before I go any further, I’ll send out a congrats to my sister, since I’m very proud of her surviving the shithole of a hometown I grew up in, coming out normal, and moreover, taking the plu...

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