It’s the Message, Not the Medium

Flooded by Social Media Options

Flooded by Social Media Options

At a seminar on Web 2.0 for small businesses last week, the first panelist, Chris Amato, started us off by giving a quick (and excellent) overview of the hottest online bells and whistles — from viral videos on YouTube to Twitter and iPhone apps.

Widgets, nings, and apps, oh my. Continue reading

Majora Carter: A Hero for Everyone

YouTube Preview ImageIn celebration of Ada Lovelace Day, I’m writing about one of my heroes, Majora Carter of the South Bronx in New York.

While leaders all over the world were talking about environmental issues and new green technologies, Majora had a vision beyond technology to revitalize her urban community in the South Bronx. Continue reading