Saturday night, at MayFest in Cold Spring, I was watching Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds perform on stage. There was Arleigh Kincheloe, this tiny peanut of a woman, owning the stage, and singing her heart out. She had 6 men playing back up to her voice. She had such a powerful presence, and I was in awe. Women are making moves, and I’ve never been a bigger fan. Listening to Arleigh my mind wondered off, and Continue Reading →
CURATED BY: CHRIS MESSINA Chris Messina is known for inventing the hashtag. He is a designer and technologist and previously worked at Google, started the BarCamp and coworking communities, and advanced a number of important open and social web technologies. Get the full set here.
This week’s set was curated by: KIRBY FERGUSON Filmmaker, writer, and speaker. Creator of ‘Everything is a Remix’ and ‘This is Not a Conspiracy Theory’. Download the full set here.
CURATED BY: M.G. SIEGLER General Partner @ Google Ventures Download the full set of photos here. (79-archive)
I volunteered at the 2015 Shorty Awards as a “seat warmer.” I had a seat right in front of the podium. By far, the crowd favorite was Bill Nye. My personal favorite was Astronaut Abby. I was also a huge fan of Hannibal Buress’s speech because he pointed out something so important: Why didn’t the Shorty Awards include samples of each social media’s stars work? Photographer – show their photos. YouTube star – show a video Continue Reading →