Tony Giovannini

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So You Nailed Your Wearable Strategy, Now It’s Time To Figure Out WTF Your Twitter Bio Should Be

First, a website could help you figure out your wearable strategy automatically. Now, another site wants to help you with the challenging task of coming up with something profound to say about yourself in your Twitter bio. Digital ad and media-focused news site Digiday has created an homage to the …

The Complete Quantitative Guide To Judging Your Startup

Raising capital from investors is often a frustrating experience. While part of that frustration will always be present when working on high-risk projects, a lot of the aggravation comes from the lack of clear signposts that allow founders to judge their company’s performance. The reality is, most …

4 Steps to Starting a Web Business Without Knowing Coding

<i>Eddy Lee, Ph.D, is a venture capitalist investing in Silicon Valley and Singapore. He is also a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University.</i><p>So you have a great idea for a new mobile app or Web service—but you don’t know anything about coding or developing. You might have started searching …

How to win followers and thinkfluence people

For many, Twitter has become a useful tool for increasing the scope and impact of their work. For others, it can be something of a mystery, with users feeling clueless as to how they might transition from one of the followers to one of the followed. Here are tips on how to maximize your Twitter …

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Date Palms released a new song, touring, playing Union Pool w/ Mountains and Plankton Wat (dates stream)

<b>DOWNLOAD:</b> <b>Date Palms</b> – “Sky Trails” (MP3)<p>Oakland post-rock duo <b>Date Palms</b> released their droney new album, <i>The Dusted Sessions</i>, earlier this year via …

Famous Directors Who Never Went to Film School

It’s an exciting time to be a filmmaker. The Internet has extended the reach of budding directors, and the best technology is at our fingertips, …

Eyehategod issue statement on passing of Joey LaCaze

<b>Joey with Eyehategod at Europa, June 2010</b> (more by Samantha Marble)<p><b>Eyehategod</b> have issued a statement regarding the passing of drummer Joey …

Tempe, AZ darkwave duo Body of Light ready debut (stream it)

by <b>Maria Sherman</b><p>Tempe, Arizona’s sibling duo <b>Body of Light</b> formed last year, originally as the solo project of vocalist Alex Jarson. After …

have you seen these Sonic Youth meets Breaking Bad shirts?

To quote Dangerous Minds:<p>Raymond Pettibon’s cover art for Sonic Youth’s <i>Goo</i> album meets <i>Breaking Bad</i> in this droll tee-shirt mashup.<p>It reads: “I stole …

Mega Man Creator Launches New Game On Kickstarter: 'Mighty No. 9' [Updated]

<i>Keiji Inafune doesn’t need Capcom to make the game of his dreams. He just needs a crowd.</i><p>Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune isn’t shy when it comes to the problems facing Japanese games.<p>“I hope Japanese game developers are breaking through the stagnation,” Inafune told IGN when speaking about his …