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Colorado Cleantech Is Coming of Age

(0) Comments | Posted October 7, 2010 | 2:00 PM

This is a special month for an organization I've served on the board of since its founding, the Colorado Cleantech Industry Association.  For starters, we're holding our first Awards program and just released the 20 finalists.  As I read through the list, I don't...

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How Big Is the Realtime Advertising Market?

(0) Comments | Posted May 3, 2010 | 12:12 PM

Realtime is a new category of advertising, built on the realtime sharing revolution that's taken over our lives, from the early days of MySpace, Flickr and Delicious, to the heyday of Facebook and Twitter today. Despite the enormity of user engagement (over 500 million active users around the world),...

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Monetizing the Realtime Web: Lessons for Twitter

(3) Comments | Posted April 13, 2010 | 10:16 AM

People love to interact in realtime. Last year saw the burst of Twitter into the mainstream and the phenomenal growth of Facebook. People love to interact in realtime, whether it is with each other or with content.

And now the world is watching as Twitter announces

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Thriller on Pearl Street

(0) Comments | Posted November 1, 2009 | 9:27 AM

Last night I was part of an amazing tribute to Michael Jackson with a large group performance of 'Thriller' on the Pearl Street in Downtown Boulder. The troupe performed twice outside, once on the mall, and once on Pearl Street creating an impromptu closing the street during the performance. We...

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Tesla Motors to Open Gallery in Boulder, Colorado

(2) Comments | Posted October 19, 2009 | 10:32 AM

Disclaimer: I am on the board of Tesla Motors, own a Tesla Roadster, and love my Tesla Roadster.

Five years ago I took my first ride in an early prototype of the Tesla Roadster. It had no dashboard, the seats were more like metal frames, and there was no...

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Boulder: You're Not in Kansas Anymore ...

(15) Comments | Posted September 15, 2009 | 7:00 AM

I have lived and worked in Boulder, Colorado for seven years now. Before moving here, I was very fortunate to live in some of the most interesting places in the world during some of the most interesting times. I grew up in South Africa and came of age during the...

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