Category Archives: My musings

The “Game” of Tech Journalism

Former TechCrunch writer MG Siegler penned an interesting piece on his personal blog entitled “Just Win, Baby.” In

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How Many Continents Are There, Anyway?

According to one definition, Nova Scotia is a continent.

Video via Nathaniel McNamara.

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So, I Got a Pitch for a Mile High Sex Flight…

…That’s one way to get your pitch spam noticed.

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Nicki Minaj on the Double Standard Between Men and Women

I was sent this video earlier this morning and felt like sharing it. In it, Young Money rapper and singer Nicki Minaj speaks about how if Lil Wayne comes into a photo shoot or a recording session with

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I Am Not Customer Service for the Companies I Write About


I’m fine with angry emails if it’s in regards to my work, but me writing about a company doesn’t mean I own it or am a customer service rep for it.

I get these requests all the

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Random Lines of Wisdom

I’m a man who’s driven by his philosophies. Over the years, I’ve come up with a set of edicts for how I want to live my life. As I’m in a reflective mood today, I thought I’d

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Fighting Against Sexual & Gender Discrimination in Tech

My good friend Tammy Camp wrote a startling piece about the gender discrimination she experiences all-too-often from men in the tech world. From her blog post:

“Over the past two years of my life,

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Yup, They Found Lots of Porn in Bin Laden’s Compound

From Reuters:

“A stash of pornography was found in the hideout of Osama bin Laden by the U.S. commandos who killed him, current and former U.S. officials said on Friday.

The pornography recovered

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My First Article on Mashable

In case you haven’t been following my tweets for the last few days, I have written 1,998 posts on Mashable. Tomorrow, at Google I/O, I will almost certainly write post #2,000.

I wanted to mark

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Discussing Paywalls, Privacy & Tech Trends with Jeremiah Owyang on NBC’s Press:Here

I made a recent appearance this week on Press:Here, NBC Bay Area’s Sunday tech talk/interview show. Our interview this week was with Jeremiah Owyang, partner at Altimeter Group, web analyst/strategist,

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