APIdays San Francisco

Last night, I moderated a panel on the current state and future of the API market at APIdays San Francisco. It was the first time APIdays had come to the States, originating in Paris where the biggest event in its series of multi-city conferences is hosted. There's a great round-up of photos and tweets here. …

The Dissolution of State

“Civilizations do fail. We have never yet seen one that hasn’t. The difference is that the torch of progress has in the past always passed to another region of the world. But we’ve now, for the first time, got a single global civilization. If it fails, we all fail together.” Tim O’Reilly, The Rise of …

Defrag 2009: Day .5

It was arrival day for one of the tech industry's most brain-straining conferences, Defrag 2009, in Denver. Lots of catching up with old friends like Graeme Thickins and meeting new ones like PostRank CTO/founder Ilya Grigorik. Here's a quick shot from our table at the John Minnihan/Freepository-sponsored pre-conference dinner hanging with Infectious Greed's Paul Kedrosky, …

My How Time Flies in Technology

How long have I been doing PR in the technology industry? How about 1997 when buying things on the Internet was a novel, really big deal. The things I've seen... (Click here for a larger version.)