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Re: [newtech-1] Social Media Is Bullshit - I agree with what you are saying Anthony.  When it comes to books that contain information that will quickly become obsolete (maps, manuals, books on technology, books on other current trends, etc...) making them digital is probably the best solution.   user 1. Sep 30, 2012 12:46 PM
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Re: [newtech-1] Can tech save the "most dangerous city in America"? A bit of a digression, but maybe +20,000 readers of this list have a few ideas? Any? - The high speed internet idea is just a hook to make you read and talk about the article, not to be taken seriously. But, if it works in Camden, Africa here we come! What was Bono thinking... vaccines, food... psh nah.... wi-fi, broadban user 1. Sep 30, 2012 12:18 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Presenting to Win - Use keynote instead of powerpoint - it's just better. Most all the professional presenters I know (I do 100 presentations a year but my friends on the conference circuit do closer to[masked] a year) wouldn't use anything else. None of this is about the Peter B. Sep 30, 2012 12:17 PM
Presenting to Win - All i am wondering a couple of things on this beautiful sunday morning when I should not be at my computer by the look in my wife's eyes! Do you pitch projects using slide ware? What is your favorite software? does the slide ware help you win most Marco G. Sep 30, 2012 12:07 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Can tech save the "most dangerous city in America"? A bit of a digression, but maybe +20,000 readers of this list have a few ideas? Any? - On Sep 30, 2012, at 9:10 AM, ed potter wrote: > Yes, I do. It's worth a try. Time is now for new ideas. Rather go > through life saying at least I tried vs doing nothing at all. I think high-speed internet has nothing to do with making Camden a b Michael B. J. Sep 30, 2012 11:45 AM
Re: Re: [newtech-1] Can tech save the "most dangerous city in America"? A bit of a digression, but maybe +20,000 readers of this list have a few ideas? Any? - Ed, what you really need to understand is that whining on a mailing list does not constitute trying.  Saying that the world would be a better place if only the government would spend taxpayer dollars differently doesn't constitute trying either.  It w Michael M. Sep 30, 2012 10:09 AM
Re: Re: [newtech-1] Can tech save the "most dangerous city in America"? A bit of a digression, but maybe +20,000 readers of this list have a few ideas? Any? - >>> Really? You think putting high-speed into Camden will somehow fix this? Yes, I do. It's worth a try. Time is now for new ideas. Rather go through life saying at least I tried vs doing nothing at all. Was a pretty conservative, white guy. The I ed p. Sep 30, 2012 9:08 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Social Media Is Bullshit - Libraries, fortunately, are not obsolete. However, budgets should be cut and certain texts migrated to digital technology, where they may be better suited and help libraries to cut costs for housing information that should be accessed through the web. Anthony Z. Sep 29, 2012 10:20 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - Hey Burton,  Send me the link to your sendfiles beta, i wanna check it out!! On Sat, Sep 29, 2012 at 3:40 PM, Sai R < [address removed] &g james Sep 29, 2012 8:17 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Social Media Is Bullshit - Preview not available user 1. Sep 29, 2012 7:01 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Social Media Is Bullshit - Preview not available Marco G. Sep 29, 2012 6:41 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Social Media Is Bullshit - This reminds of Gary Vee's rant: http://youtu.be/l8Ino97rEfM Jimmy M. Sep 29, 2012 6:17 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - Yeah. Rishi it was! His exchanges were the most fun to read. Sai Ramachandran | @psilive On Sep 29, 2012, at 1:03 PM, "D.A. Gu Sai Sep 29, 2012 3:35 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - Sai, You're thinking of Rishi. I wonder where he is... D.A. On Sat, Sep 29, 2012 at 1:43 PM, Sai R < [address removed] > wrot D.A. G. Sep 29, 2012 2:01 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - I think Mac's skill lies in saying outrageous things in a glib, dismissive tone which makes people smack him upside of the head. Sai Sep 29, 2012 1:40 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - So I ask a question and I get maybe 4-5 responses lol. Mac asks a question and gets this ongoing convo that's now discussing faith! Mac you mus rally be a genius. I'm patterning my questions after user 1. Sep 29, 2012 1:28 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Social Media Is Bullshit - There are quite a few case studies in the book, but this book is kinda the spear to pierce the bubble if you will, I'm sure if this book builds buzz then more rigorous, in-depth books will come out in the future.   Having read i user 1. Sep 29, 2012 12:06 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Wordpress designers - Good point Anthony! Sammy On Sep 29, 2012, at 5:20 AM, Anthony Zeoli < az@digit user 5. Sep 29, 2012 11:14 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Can tech save the "most dangerous city in America"? A bit of a digression, but maybe +20,000 readers of this list have a few ideas? Any? - Preview not available Michael B. J. Sep 29, 2012 11:03 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Improving Email Deliverability - Preview not available Ivete Sep 29, 2012 10:10 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Social Media Is Bullshit - " Might be some truth but kind of ironic to use the same format to sell a book in the anti market approach as a form of marketing. lol " Douglas Sep 29, 2012 10:01 AM
Can tech save the "most dangerous city in America"? A bit of a digression, but maybe +20,000 readers of this list have a few ideas? Any? - Preview not available ed p. Sep 29, 2012 9:57 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Social Media Is Bullshit - Might be some truth but kind of ironic to use the same format to sell a book in the anti market approach as a form of marketing. lol  What I read from his excerpt and it didnt sell me the book. I would like to see more of the book to ma user 4. Sep 29, 2012 9:55 AM
Re: Adidas Social Marketing - Thanks for flagging! Great emotional video. And who does not love a story of transformation. Thanks, Karen-Michelle @KMMirko Sent from my iPhone KM M. Sep 29, 2012 9:13 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Wordpress designers - Thanks, Ross! I guess I'd ask the Boston Globe, who helped to kick off this whole movement anyway, what they think of responsive design. Me, I LOVE responsive design. Sure, you have trade-offs, but I'd r Anthony Z. Sep 29, 2012 5:17 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - No offense, faith has nothing to do with how you handle failure. Religion is the worlds biggest business known to man. The day you learn how to get people to work for you and at the same time, pay you. Man you're on to something. rburton Sep 29, 2012 3:35 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - Well Mac, I'm not 100% sure what you mean by that, but if I understand you correctly, you are saying you have faith that ultimately you will succeed.  If that is true, hang on to that, because it's the most important thing in your possession. user 1. Sep 29, 2012 2:28 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - Cause of my christian fate I have to disagree with you Brian. I don't believe in failure just need for improvement. Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile From: Brian D Liebman <[address removed]> mac s. Sep 29, 2012 1:57 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - "Reward success, celebrate failure, punish inaction." -- Rob Marano [masked] *** Note: Thi Rob M. Sep 29, 2012 12:35 AM
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Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - Mac, I don't care who you are, or how good you are.  Everyone in this business fails, and probably fails flat on their face 6 times before they ever even get a taste of real success.  If you don't, its just luck, and it won't last.  Failur user 1. Sep 28, 2012 10:30 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Revolutionary Developer's Too Is Here l -- Needing Help - Sounds like you need a business partner and not all the reasons why you stuff isn't special or unique or won't work. Ignore them and ask some of the investor folks here or on LinkedIn Miles R. Sep 28, 2012 9:41 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Good reading Fwd: The Scout Report -- September 28, 2012 - Very honestly taking my advise beyond this point might be dangerous. I personally failed in finding a co-founder. I instead went ahead and built a Satyajeet S. Sep 28, 2012 9:09 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - I don't factor failure into anything I really do to be honest. I think about my ability to bounce back. Mac just go forth and destroy anyone that says you can't do it. Be fueled by passion and learn to transform hate into motiva rburton Sep 28, 2012 9:08 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - I sort of view failure differently than most. To me it's the first step to success. I think failure gives me a lot of bragging rights. To me getting shit done is huge. I either executed the idea poorly or the idea was a n rburton Sep 28, 2012 9:05 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - Preview not available mac s. Sep 28, 2012 8:54 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Revolutionary Developer's Too Is Here l -- Needing Help - Rational I think only generates skeleton from the diagram..In my case, not only class skeleton structure but there are detailed instructions (C# codes in it) On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 8:39 PM, Klaus Sonnenleiter user 6. Sep 28, 2012 8:49 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - You don't get bragging rights for failure.. Much must be learned from it, but there is no reason to boast about it.  The ultimate proof of whether or not you are good is if you can incorporate the lessons learned from failure into your S james Sep 28, 2012 8:47 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - I'm really not sure how to phrase it because the term social has been so over used. There's something to be said about social behaviors online that I find appealing. Whether it's sharing multi media online, shopping virtuall rburton Sep 28, 2012 8:46 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - I'm passionate about it, I put ny life into it. Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile From: Miles Rose <[address removed]> Sender: [address removed] Date: Fri, 28 Sep[masked] mac s. Sep 28, 2012 8:45 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - Now why exactly did you move 3,000 miles? M -- -------------- Be Featured in SiliconAlley.com Miles R. Sep 28, 2012 8:38 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - You need funding because there are things You can't do You don't do well You don't like to do You dont know how to do To create Miles R. Sep 28, 2012 8:36 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - If that's what you feel is right, go for it. Just educate yourself on the subject matter.  VC firms for the most part aren't doing well.  On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 5:19 PM, ma rburton Sep 28, 2012 8:35 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - haha!! thats a lot of double negatives!!! you should definitely polish up on your language skills if you can't code yourself!!  RBURTON - good on you, mate!!!  Would love to know what you are so passionate about! james Sep 28, 2012 8:34 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Revolutionary Developer's Too Is Here l -- Needing Help - I think the reason why Chintan brought up the rule engine was that it would be a more direct way of distilling logic from natural lan Klaus S. Sep 28, 2012 8:34 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - Not be afraid of failing. Fear is the biggest cock blocker to success. Fail but know what you're willing to give up in the process so you can try again. You're going to fail regardless. Just don't fail so bad you can't r rburton Sep 28, 2012 8:30 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Good reading Fwd: The Scout Report -- September 28, 2012 - Satyajeet, Great advice. This is the direction that I'm starting to lean towards. I'm more inclined towards meeting these people naturally (I.e meetups, hackathons, startup weekend e Fouad E. Sep 28, 2012 8:20 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - Preview not available mac s. Sep 28, 2012 8:16 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - Preview not available mac s. Sep 28, 2012 8:15 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - I'm a software engineer by trade and a master at failure. I strongly believe in what I say so I practice it. I quit my job and I'm moving to San Francisco. I'm actually in San Fran right now coding on my idea.  rburton Sep 28, 2012 8:11 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - Right on rburton!!!  Thats the spirit!!  Would love to have this kind of energy on my team!  What mastery do you possess in any of the above? On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 7:41 PM, rburton james Sep 28, 2012 8:04 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - Well said. Collect cans fund it yourself. The more you do the less "they own" Sent from my iPhone On Sep 28, 2012, at 7 user 1. Sep 28, 2012 7:47 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - First ask yourself, why do you need funding? Most of the time, people go for funding because they don't believe in the idea well enough to invest their own money. You can have a website developed and launched for under 15k to 20k. T rburton Sep 28, 2012 7:38 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - Interesting opinion. What's the best way to grow without VC funding? On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 5:28 PM, rburton < [address removed] > user 5. Sep 28, 2012 7:26 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Revolutionary Developer's Too Is Here l -- Needing Help - Yes, I am doing NLP. Rule Engine? I am not using it -- but am doing beyond Rule Engine. On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 6:53 PM, Chintan < chintansheel@gmail user 6. Sep 28, 2012 7:11 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Revolutionary Developer's Too Is Here l -- Needing Help - Are you doing Natural Language Processing and then pushing it to a rule engine? Sent from my iPhone On Sep 28, 2012, at 6:46 PM, Dodong G < rey.g user 5. Sep 28, 2012 6:50 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Wordpress designers - az is the perennial non-idiot. +1 On Sep 28, 2012 Ross S. Sep 28, 2012 6:48 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Revolutionary Developer's Too Is Here l -- Needing Help - The way it is revolution is that from the English specification down to running software, nobody has done it yet (especially for C# codes) Anyway, thanks for your comments. On Fri, Sep 28, 20 user 6. Sep 28, 2012 6:43 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Maker Faire This Weekend - There are specific events (presentations, etc.) scheduled each day, but the event as a whole is the same both days. - LP On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 4:59 PM, Forest Mars < Laird P. Sep 28, 2012 5:40 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - Here's my advice: Fuck VC funding and worry about growth and traction. Early staging funding is just a way to sell off your company at a very discounted price. What you're basically looking to do is work for someone and own a li rburton Sep 28, 2012 5:25 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Revolutionary Developer's Too Is Here l -- Needing Help - Didn't say it was strange. Stand by it being old, and implemented in various forms over time. Certainly not revolutionary if, as you say, someone else did it and got bought already. --ab Andy Sep 28, 2012 5:20 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Revolutionary Developer's Too Is Here l -- Needing Help - This idea is NOT old. Ravenflow of California does the same thing (without code generation). They started their business on 2006 and was just acquired by a large company Versata last year 2011  (worth MILLIONS). Check their demos her user 6. Sep 28, 2012 5:08 PM
Social Media Is Bullshit - Howdy Ya'll, Has anyone checked out the new book  Social Media is Bullshit   by B.J. Mendelson ?  Opinions? -BL user 1. Sep 28, 2012 5:01 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Revolutionary Developer's Too Is Here l -- Needing Help - What distinguishes your work from other tools that take a visual model and generate code? Or high level languages that are almost English-like? Or domain-specific languages? No offense, but this idea is fairly old, has been implemented in a number of ways Andy Sep 28, 2012 4:54 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Maker Faire This Weekend - Planning to go on Sunday.  Is there any difference between the 2 days?  ƒ On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 2:24 PM, Mark Nyon < Forest M. Sep 28, 2012 4:54 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Revolutionary Developer's Too Is Here l -- Needing Help - Apologies guys, typographical error -- that should be Revolutionary Developer's Tool Is Here l -- Needing Help  On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 4:45 PM, Gavin Yue < user 6. Sep 28, 2012 4:50 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Revolutionary Developer's Too Is Here l -- Needing Help - Tool ? On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 4:40 PM, Dodong G < [address removed] > wrote: Gavin Y. Sep 28, 2012 4:43 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Good reading Fwd: The Scout Report -- September 28, 2012 - Thank you for that input. In regards to seeking co-founders, I have attended several meetups but with some difficulty. Do you have any suggestions in regards to the most effective ways to approach tech co-founders? Also what are your thoughts on cofounder Fouad E. Sep 28, 2012 4:41 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Good reading Fwd: The Scout Report -- September 28, 2012 - I have been at this stage in the past and felt strongly enough to respond. I believe finding a co-founder early on i Satyajeet S. Sep 28, 2012 4:40 PM
Revolutionary Developer's Too Is Here l -- Needing Help - Hi All I have started a startup company and need help. I have designed and implemented a language-based software tool that allows business analyst, developers, programmers to input a software specific user 6. Sep 28, 2012 4:20 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Good reading Fwd: The Scout Report -- September 28, 2012 - I believe it would be good to find a co-founder first then start from there On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 3:32 PM, Fouad ElAmir < [address removed] & user 6. Sep 28, 2012 4:00 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Good reading Fwd: The Scout Report -- September 28, 2012 - Hey guys,  I am new to the NYC tech start up community and NY in general. I am in the process of developing a social media app. Of note, I am not technical, but I have made an effort to learn as much as I can in regards to understanding Fouad E. Sep 28, 2012 3:23 PM
Good reading Fwd: The Scout Report -- September 28, 2012 - I thought I would pass this along, Miles R. Sep 28, 2012 3:08 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Maker Faire This Weekend - Be sure to check out Katy Perry the Wedding Unicorn that some of my friends put together. She'll be there: http://offbeatbride.com/2012/0­7/wedding-unicorn Mark N. Sep 28, 2012 2:21 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Maker Faire This Weekend - Cool SmilebydesIgnNYlab [masked]rd St. Jackson Heights Gary Sep 28, 2012 2:12 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Wordpress designers - Victor, While he certainly has a few valid issues with responsive design, they are rendered insignificant by the massive improvement in the user experience reading a news publication or blog on the iPhone. While he posts that one screen Anthony Z. Sep 28, 2012 1:58 PM
Re: Re: [newtech-1] Wordpress designers - Focus, people. Back to the original question... Sammy, look here:  Jay M. Sep 28, 2012 12:51 PM
Re: aws or similar experience - Hi Allen, We have several clients sites on AWS. One our biggest (most trafficked) is iCracked.com. Jay M. Sep 28, 2012 12:46 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Maker Faire This Weekend - I'll be there tomorrow for most of the day. ____________________ David Polinchock[masked] Blog: http://blog.polinchock.com/ Twitter:  David P. Sep 28, 2012 12:25 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Maker Faire This Weekend - My 'NYC SketchUp' Meetup group will be there. Should be a fun event! Jimmy M. Sep 28, 2012 12:18 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Maker Faire This Weekend - Will be there tomorrow Michael Z. Sep 28, 2012 12:12 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Maker Faire This Weekend - Yes David I'm planning to attend. Will you be going on Sat. or Sun? Gary SmilebydesIgnNYlab [masked]rd St. Jackson Heights Gary Sep 28, 2012 12:03 PM
Adidas Social Marketing - Dean C. Sep 28, 2012 11:48 AM
Maker Faire This Weekend - Anyone else going to Maker Faire this weekend?  As always, they look like the have a great schedule and Life Size Mousetrap will be back!  I'm going tomorrow, so if you're going to be there, let me know!  Newtech lunch meetup there?  Hope everyone David P. Sep 28, 2012 11:38 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - Preview not available david w. Sep 28, 2012 11:22 AM
Re: aws or similar experience - Allen,  If you're talking about static website pages distributed around the world, any CDN (Content Distribution Network) can do that. If you are talking about a "service" (most interactions genera David O. Sep 28, 2012 9:26 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - Preview not available mac s. Sep 28, 2012 5:57 AM
Re: [newtech-1] iOS course offered by The Cooper Union ContinuingEducation * - Hi Bob, Looks like both you and Rob have similar thoughts on what a middle tier does. This is what Rob said yesterday - " Sai Sep 28, 2012 12:52 AM
Re: [newtech-1] aws or similar experience - I have been very happy with Azure more so then AWS. I found AWS support to be very slow to respond. Sent from my iPad On Sep 27, 2012, at 8:30 AM, "Douglas" wrote: > I can put you in touch with the Azure folks. I have se Ryan F. Sep 27, 2012 11:25 PM
RE: [newtech-1] iOS course offered by The Cooper Union ContinuingEducation * - Sai, Middle tier is middle tier. There should be little difference between the middle tier for a mobile app vs the mobile tier for a traditional browser-based application. The middle tier would generally serve data to the application using some machine Robert G. Sep 27, 2012 10:19 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - Mac, let me know how I may be of further assistance. Sincerely, good luck, and that luck to which I refer is Macchiavellian, i.e., when skill and opportunity intersect! On Sep 25,[masked]:06 PM, "mac shaw" & Rob M. Sep 27, 2012 9:40 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Finding angel investors - Rob, I feel that I can learn from you in commencing my entreprenuerially influenced venture. Trice On Sep 25,[masked]:05 AM, "Rob Marano" < [address removed] Patrice L. Sep 27, 2012 5:44 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Wordpress designers - That article seems like it was meant to warn users of RWD issues but each thing he said made me more convinced of the necessity of RWD. Speaking of which, does anyone know of a good RWD graphic artist who ca Cyndi M. Sep 27, 2012 12:49 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Wordpress designers - Bad implentations of responsive design is not the reason not to do it. Look at all of these examples below: http://mediaqueri.es/ Also there are many responsive frameworks that wor Alvin Sep 27, 2012 12:31 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Wordpress designers - https://managewp.com/5-reasons­-why-responsive-design-is-not-­worth-it On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 11:44 AM, Anthony Zeoli < Victor S. Sep 27, 2012 12:21 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Wordpress designers - Hey Sammy, Let me know what you're looking to do. We can certainly help. Anthony Z. Sep 27, 2012 11:42 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Improving Email Deliverability - Preview not available Mark N. Sep 27, 2012 11:10 AM
Experienced - Looking for a new opportunity - All, Apologies if this is not the right forum. I have been reading the conversations here for quite a while as I was preparing to move my family to Connecticut. Now I am here and looking for a new job. Does an user 6. Sep 27, 2012 10:39 AM

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