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Croosle: Cute Programming Kit with Sensor on Kickstarter

Croosle is a hardware-based Kickstarter project that we just learned about. Croosle originates from Ljubljana, Slovenia. According to Google Translate, lustna means cute in Slovenian and so, after reviewing the Kickstarter pitch, we decided that Croosle is very lustna. It’s … Continue reading

Brief note on Nuvenote: French Medical Records Startup

I couldn’t resist an email with the subject line of “Nuvenote, the promising French eHealth startup is skyrocketing in India.” Curious, I took a brief tour of the app and read the press releases. I think I’ve figured this one … Continue reading

BIME: Big Data Analysis at Your Fingertips

One of the more interesting apps I came across last month during Gigaom Structure 2014 is called BIME. Imported from France, BIME is the work of a startup from Montpelier. Those who attended this Big Data event probably don’t want … Continue reading

Hack Jersey’s Open Data Summit at Montclair State

Journalists, Gov. 2.0 advocates, computer-aware reporters, and citizen watchdog groups will be gathering at Montclair State University on May 15. This Open Data Summit will be focused on sharing public data– strategies for governments, tools for public engagement, and shop … Continue reading

FTC Takes Big Data Privacy Seriously

I’m still trying to catch up from last week’s Gigaom Structure conference, where I spent two days listening to the Big Data industrial complex yak about it itself. Besides the usual buzzword cloud (recommendations, analytics, hadoop), there was an interesting … Continue reading

Kpass: Beta Launch of COPPA Parent Verification

Kpass contacted us last week to show their verification process that lets children’s web sites meet COPPA rules. Brief refresher: The Children’s Online Privacy Protection requires parental consent before kids thirteen-and-under are allowed to submit personally identifiable information or PII.The … Continue reading

NYU ITP Summer Camp 2014

It’s not too early to be thinking about summer plans. True, it’s March and there’s still snow on the ground. But by June it will all melt–hopefully–and if you send your application today to NYU’s ITP Camp, you can be … Continue reading

Advertisements for Myself: My Phishing and Data Breach eBook

I wrote an incredibly readable eBook on the most important challenge facing humankind IT. Give me ten minutes of your time, and by the end of "Anatomy of a Phish" you'll have a complete grasp Continue reading

UberConference Meets Google Hangouts

San Francisco-based UberConference is the audio bridge service that lets you know who is talking. Amazing, right? It was started by the same folks who developed Grand Central (now Google Voice), so perhaps it’s not surprising that UberConference works with … Continue reading

Artisan: A/B Testing for Business Types

I saw Philly-based Artisan at TechCrunch Disrupt last year, and remember their easy approach to A/B testing for mobile apps. Since then at my day job over on another channel, A/B testing comes up during every other marketing meeting I’m … Continue reading

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