Many new and interesting developments on the Microsoft Web platform were unveiled at the MIX09 conference last week, such as Silverlight 3, Eclipse Tools for Silverlight, .NET RIA Services, Web Platform Installer, IIS Smooth Streaming, Windows Web Applications Gallery, Windows Azure enhancements, Expression Blend SketchFlow, Expression Web SuperPreview, Internet Explorer 8, etc. Here’s a innovative…continue reading.

SXSW had to be the best non-stop event of the year thus far.  Everyday was filled with mind expanding content with Keynotes from Tony Hsieh, Chris Anderson & Guy Kawasaki, and enough panels to suit whatever your taste for knowledge may be.  Every-night was its own animal all on its own.  I’ve never seen so…continue reading.

With an amazing presentation and killer enthusiasm we just had to catch Always Innovating to hear more about their “Detachable Touch Book.” we chatted with Gregoire Gentil, CEO and founder, to learn more after seeing their very excellent pitch.  This was Gregoire’s 5th start-up and has no plans on stopping now. A true Serial entrepreneur…continue reading.

  Today At Mix 09 Microsoft Made several Key Announcements. MVC Release 1.0 Microsoft Announced that the Model View Controler Release 1. This is the first major release of the new framework for them. ASP.NET MVC enables you to build Model View Controller (MVC) applications by using the ASP.NET framework. ASP.NET MVC is an alternative,…continue reading.

  Today At Mix 09 Microsoft Made several Key Announcements. MVC Release 1.0 Microsoft Announced that the Model View Controler Release 1. This is the first major release of the new framework for them. ASP.NET MVC enables you to build Model View Controller (MVC) applications by using the ASP.NET framework. ASP.NET MVC is an alternative,…continue reading.

Techzulu live-streamed the famous six-minute presentations of Palm Desert.  This year 39 companies were on stage and over the course of 2 days we had over 120,000 viewers watching on Techzulu Live.  The Demo “winners” historically are chosen by a select elite.  We wanted to see what the viewers had to say. We questioned the…continue reading.

Lately I’ve been running into people that are curious about analytics software and they have been asking me all kinds of questions ranging from what it actually is and what it does, to most importantly how it can benefit me or my business.   Even though this can be a quite complex topic to explain,…continue reading.

The reverse-google problem is what happens when you want to own a unique identity (i.e. a trademark) when you started with a common language term. Thus Burbank-based NBC owned basic-cable channel the Sci Fi Channel will become SyFy on July 7.  According to Bonnie Hammer, president of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment, in the NYT, “We…continue reading.

Built on the concept of making web shopping more human. Working with E-commerce websites and giving the customers a more personalized shopping experience is what 7 Billion People strives to accomplish. Understanding their visitors’ goals and requirements by delivering actionable behavioral analytics and a dynamic web customizations. 7 Billion People gives the E-commerce sites two…continue reading.

Who said you can’t teach an old tiger new tricks? Or is that an old dog? Either way, if you have an older Mac and are web-developer-curious, check this out. As you may know, I am teaching free programming lessons in Venice Mondays 5-7. If you have 2 hours (and a Mac OS X computer,…continue reading.