The Web Is The World’s Largest Patchwork Quilt

PORTLAND–Makers of Web sites and mobile applications descended from far and near on the Oregon Convention Center today to attend WebVisions 2009, one of the Rose City’s premier events for the digitally inclined. I caught the tail end of the morning keynote by Jared Spool. He brought up the term “Inukshuk Content,” which got my […]

Identity Firm Goes Tribal

The crew at Brains on Fire are on a different page, that’s for sure. I went to Greenville a few years ago to see if I could read from that page. Thankfully, I could. Of course, they didn’t pull any faces on me that day. Not like this. The image above is from this year’s […]

And The Winners Are…

We recently asked AdPulp readers to explain their vision for the future of the Web in 100 words or less. Doing so qualified each participant to win free admission to WebVisions ’09 in Portland, May 20-22. First Place Winner: Noel Franus Vision: My vision for the web is that of the everything-connected present — not […]

Preview of WebVisions ’09

If you already have your WebVisions conference pass it’s time to start planning which panels to attend. If you don’t have your pass yet, it’s time to pop for a pass–it might be the best $250 you spend this month. Here’s what I’m looking at this morning–11 days out from the start of the conference: […]

Web Futurists Get A Free Pass

[UPDATE 4/10/09] Some of the prices below have changed and the title and nature of the Workshop itself has changed. Please see this complete update for more. As part of our partnership with WebVisions 2009, AdPulp is conducting an Ideas That Stick Contest. To enter, please visit the WebVisions contest page and answer the following […]

Expand Your Web, Smell The Roses

I’m pleased to announce AdPulp’s media partnership with WebVisions ’09, an important conference for the digerati and the City of Roses. WebVisions explores the future of web design, technology, user experience and business strategy. The conference started in 2001 and is now in its 9th year of bringing the leading visionaries of the web to […]

Not South By

The Economist is putting on a marketing forum in San Francisco today and tomorrow. The magazine kindly offered me press credentials, but I didn’t make the trip. Hard to justify the costs when you’re a bootstrapper. At the same time, there’s nothing like being on the ground reporting and learning. Bob Gilbreath of Bridge Worldwide […]

Have Data? Display It For Maximum Benefit.

New York Times Sunday Magazine writer, Virginia Heffernan, examines what it means to be a content creator in today’s suddenly democratized media environment. We have to develop content that metamorphoses in sync with new ways of experiencing it, disseminating it and monetizing it. This argument concedes that it’s not possible to translate or extend traditional […]