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    Epic Phone Purse

    This incredible purse is a working telephone.  Huge thank you to my friend Chris Bennett from Callyo for finding it and purchasing it on my behalf in St.Pete. This will be a conversation piece for the rest of my life!  I’m also already thinking of how to mod it with a SIM card and Arduino so that it can be completely wireless and working.

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    Doat.com aka Do@ is the Future of the Mobile Browser [TechCrunch Disrupt]

    Yesterday at TechCrunch Disrupt Day #1 I didn’t “get” Do@, and I think this was mostly because I was put off by the graffiti branding.  Not sure why, just a personal preference, but its amazing how powerful that first impression is.  Then, I found out Cathy Brooks is leading marketing there, which got my attention because she is a tough woman, great story teller, and super connected.  I just sat down after talking to their CTO and downloading and playing with the app, mind blown, to write this post in the back row. Disrupt is a strange event, because you can see the future of mobile search in one moment,…

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    Tips for Your 60 Second TechCrunch Disrupt Demo

    Live TV : Ustream In less than an hour, teams from the TechCrunch Disrupt hackathon will begin presenting their apps and they will have just 60 seconds each to make the judges (and audience) fall in love with what they’ve built.  There are several outcomes to optimize for during your presentation, but the two that stand out to me are: Win the hackathon by impressing the judges Win public interest and get the crowd excited about your app (a la GroupMe last year) You can try going for both, but my personal opinion is that public interest trumps the opinion of a few judges who’ve only had 60 seconds to…

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    Sweet Disposition

    Sweet Disposition – The Temper Trap sweet disposition never too soon oh reckless abandon like no one’s watching you a moment, a love a dream, a laugh a kiss, a cry our rights, our wrongs a moment, a love a dream, a laugh a moment, a love a dream, a laugh just stay there cause i’ll be comin over and while our bloods still young it’s so young it runs and we won’t stop til it’s over won’t stop to surrender songs of desperation I played them for you a moment, a love a dream, a laugh a kiss, a cry our rights, our wrongs a moment, a love a…