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Death of The Crunchies

Death of The Crunchies

At the TechCrunch Winter Party that took place in San Francisco last week, there was a pinata bashing that signified the death of the much maligned awards show, The Crunchies, which after a decade of highs and lows has finally been shuttered by Verizon, TechCrunch’s new parent company. Launched in 2007 by legendary TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, the show’s mission was to showcase the best in tech, but it soon became mired in controversy for becoming an over-the-top, glitzy, star-studded affair that repeatedly celebrated the same industry heavyweights: Twitter’s Jack Dorsey, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Google/Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer, Uber’s Travis Kalanick, Salesforce’s Marc Benioff, Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel. Broad, overreaching categories like Best App, Best Startup, Best Founder seemed to exclude many who were toiling away, revolutionizing the industry. “They had an award for ‘Best VC’ which pretty much says it all right there,” recalled BitTorrent Founder Bram Cohen. BitTorrent’s...

Woofer – the 1400 character Twitter

Woofer – the 1400 character Twitter

*NOTE* after posting a “Woof”, I noticed that it only asks for a username. You could easily start posting as someone else. This needs to be fixed. *NOTE 2* After posting, I was corrected in the TV show I was thinking of was called the 4400: Not 1400. This is my attempt at a Woofer. I am giving this a try. It sounds like it’s a challenge to think of 1400 characters to write about. But I am optimistic that I can do this without struggling for things to say. So the real question is “Why woofer”? Why do we need to think about 1400 characters or more? Well why not? In this world of 2 word responses, It’s different to be able to think about how to write a few paragraphs. Remember when you had to do this for school? So who will use Woofer? It’s tough...

Interview with Walt Ribeiro – Geekazine QuickCast

Interview with Walt Ribeiro – Geekazine QuickCast

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWalt Ribeiro is the host of “Your Daily Music Lesson with Walt”, which is found on uStream. Also found at www.waltribeiro.com, Walt is the newest addition to the Revision 3 family. We sit down and talk with Walt and find out what his passions for music are. We discuss the Revision 3 show and talk Geek on music. A great little interview – thanks to Walt for sitting down and talking. Brought to you by CareerSaver – Download Free Certification Tests.

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