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Entries from August 25th, 2010

$2,400 for my 24th!

August 25th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Personal, socent, tech

Tweet So I wanted to do something productive to celebrate my birthday this year, I thought that it’d be great to use this opportunity to support a great organization doing meaningful work. The fundraising campaign I’m participating in for my birthday is called “Brick by Brick,” and the funds raised will go towards an organization [...]

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Foursquare Visualizations, Redux

August 10th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Personal, VC, tech

Tweet Towards the end of July, I wrote a post about how you can visualize Foursquare checkins and also about my hope for developers to continue building tools that can use /display Foursquare’s user-generated content more effectively. This weekend, the folks from Movity.com did just that, building a little application called Weeplaces. You can visualize [...]

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Critical Mass and New York City

August 5th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Personal, VC, nextNY, tech

Tweet Over the past few days, I’ve been at home in Alabama, which as you may imagine, is quite different from New York City. Other than the grossly uncomfortable heat index (100+ every day) and noticeably shorter skyscrapers here, I’ve also noticed that some of the mobile tools that I used in New York are [...]

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