Is There a Downside to the Upside of Social Media?

Between the Susan Boyle phenomenon, participating in a panel discussion on the importance of social media in business as part of NYC Entrepreneur Week and watching clients eyes cross when I urge them to Twitter, I’ve been thinking a lot about social media...

Dust or Magic 2008

In a few weeks this blog will be coming to you live from Dust or Magic, the exclusive conference of interactive toy designers, developers, manufacturers and critics held each Fall in Lambertsville, NJ, under the auspices of Children’s Technology Review....

Wordcamp NY 2008

The inspiration for my post Burning Down the TV came from Jen Simmons presentation at Wordcamp New York last Sunday. The other speakers that day included Matt Mullenweg, co-developer of WordPress and a partner in Automatic, bloggers Aaron Brazell and Shay David,...

The New Convergence

The new convergence of products that combine aspects of online games and simulations, social networking and user generated content in the service of learning was the topic of our panel at the SIIA’s annual Ed Tech Industry Summit: Krista Marks, Chief Executive...