My Secret Weapon For Contacting Anyone

Want to get in touch with almost anyone? This video explains what works for me....

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One Video Every Day

I set an ambitious goal for myself this year - I'm making one video every day in 2014. It's day four and I managed to post one, so the chain remains unbroken. My biggest fear is that I'll run out...

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A Fresh Perspective on Problem Solving

On Friday afternoon, as we were walking back from a family trip to the beach, a somewhat distraught looking woman stopped us to ask for help. She was standing next to the driver's side of her car with the rear...

A New Social Contract

U.S. states are passing laws protecting the privacy of employee social media accounts from their employers. Most of the privacy protections are some variation of prohibiting employers from requiring disclosure of current or potential employees personal social networking account login...

My thoughts on the Google I/O announcements

TechCrunch interviewed me about what I thought of the developer announcements that came out of Google I/O this week. Here's the video....

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Avoiding Social Bankruptcy

After having his website hacked recently, Chris Brogan posted on Facebook about something I've been thinking about lately - social bankruptcy. He had so many people let him know that his site was hacked that he felt overwhelmed by the...

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Why I Won't Bet My Retirement On Facebook Killing Adsense

Estately founder, Galen Ward, posted a bombastic post on GeekWire today suggesting that he was betting his retirement fund on Facebook stock. GeekWire since added a disclaimer because Galen mentioned in the comments that he was not in fact investing...

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Getting "Lost" in Singapore's Bukit Timah Nature Reserve

When I told the man at the taxi stand that I wanted to go to Buhkit Timah, he said, "Don't get lost, sir." What he didn't realize was the taxi driver was the one who didn't know where to go....

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IMEI Unlock Service 1 - T-Mobile 0

When I got to Singapore last week I got a SingTel pre-paid SIM card for local data access and any emergency calling I might need to do. I haven't traveled outside the U.S. for several years, so I'd completely forgotten...

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Traveling Light

As I'm packing for tomorrow's trip to Singapore, I'm faced with the same challenge I have every time I travel - which gadgets do I bring with me? Or rather, which gadgets can I safely leave behind? I'm a minimalist...

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