Archive for October, 2012

  • Halloween Special: 5 Web 2.0 Clues My Wife is Trying to Kill Me

    on Oct 29, 12 • in Slideshows and Infographics, Social Media, The Techlife • with 5 Comments

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    Social media provides tools for people to express their mindset or identity. And thank heavens for that because this Halloween season I happened to stumble across my wife's murderous secret life

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  • Online Dating: Do’s and Don’t’ses

    on Oct 25, 12 • in Social Media, The Techlife • with No Comments

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    In the early days of the internet, there was a stigma attached to online dating. Like, if you needed to use online dating services, you were admitting incompetence in the long-established rites of courtship (most often including liberal doses of cosmetics, alcohol and self-delusion). But that was ancient times – way before MySpace, Facebook and Tila Tequila made it totally okay to put your face, identity and ass online, respectively. Just ten or fifteen years later, online dating is ingrained into our culture and mating rituals. Today sites like Match.com, eHarmony and ChristianMingle contribute to make

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  • If Only I had a Jawbone BIG JAMBOX to Review…

    on Oct 23, 12 • in Product Reviews, The Techlife • with 2 Comments

    Jawbone's BIG JAMBOX: May or may not be much better than Beats' new Pill speaker.

    I would think that the attractive people at Jawbone would want a crazy-influential tech/media blogger like me to have one of these beautiful pieces of audio engineering mastery so that I could tell my massive, affluent and early-adopting readers to go buy one

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  • Foursquare Strips Lance Armstrong of Mayorship and Gym Rat Badge

    on Oct 22, 12 • in Social Media, Tech Peoples, Uncategorized • with 1 Comment

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    Foursquare, the mobile social network that rewards users for “check-in’s” to local establishments, has stripped Lance Armstrong of the coveted “Mayor” title for his local 24 Hour Fitness in Austin, TX. The news comes on the heels of incriminating evidence published by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency and subsequent penalties by both the Tour de France and several of Armstrong’s sponsors. Nike, Trek Bicycles and Anheuser-Busch all dropped Armstrong, and professional cycling’s governing body stripped him of his Tour de France medals. Now the devastating news from Foursquare. Dennis Crowley, CEO of Foursquare, said in a statement,

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