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Escaping the geek bubble at Austin’s Metropolitan Breakfast Club

Monday, March 9, 2009

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“Birds of a feather….” Connie and I do realize that when you spend a lot of time around the feathered tribe of tech-savvy folks (thereby miraculously becoming two of Austin’s Social Media Mavens) it can be easy to forget that not everyone’s world revolves around LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and blogging, aka “the tech-o chamber.” As [...]

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Tips for South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) from a local

Saturday, March 7, 2009

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It’s that time of year again, when the tech universe is abuzz with the digital creative delights of the South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) conference in Austin, Texas. Since I live in the Austin metro area and this is my third “South by,” I thought I’d update last year’s post on why SXSWi is like [...]

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Why SXSWi is like visiting Disney World

Thursday, February 28, 2008

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I’m a parent and a travel writer, so of course I’ve gritted my teeth through “It’s a Small World After All,” stood patiently in long lines to ride Pirates of the Caribbean and scribbled advice for anyone else who wants to tackle the Walt Disney World behemoth. The similarities are striking between planning an assault [...]

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