By Vinnie Mirchandani on December 5, 2013
When I read this Alicia Liu post a couple of weeks ago, I liked her assessment of vendor sponsored hackathons Corporate-sponsored hackathons are all-win for the sponsoring company. They get a big influx of fresh ideas, and developers working themselves to illness (not quite death, but a diet of soda and pizza, plus sleep deprivation […]
By Zoli Erdos on June 15, 2010
It all started as an innocent joke: Robert Scoble was sitting in the front row @ Apple’s WWDC conference while I was following the tweetstream from home. Little did we know out joke would soon turn serious, as Steve Job’s keynote demo crashed…
By Charlie Wood on May 18, 2010
This morning I hopped on a jetBlue flight from Austin to San Francisco to attend Google I/O. I usually avoid industry conferences, but I make it a point to attend this one. I find it has a supernormal signal-to-noise ratio….
By James Governor on May 13, 2010
Just in case you didn’t get the memo, and following yesterday’s post about the new business realities for industry analysts, I thought it was worth talking to a convergence RedMonk has long championed, and how it affects my sector. For many years things were simple. JavaOne was the most important conference of the year. Sun […]