Thoughts on CAT & Google Transit

I became a resident of the city in November 2010 (yes, I just celebrated my 28th birthday and 2nd Burgday, I suppose). In my short time here, I’ve learned that, despite the city’s very well-documented troubles, there is quite a bit around to be thankful for. This includes the city’s wide-reaching transit system, CAT. I’ve […]

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Crowdsourced, instantaneous news

An eyebrow-raising tweet came through my stream today–one that I can certainly get on board with. AnneDGallaher: Consider using a hashtag in tweets when we see news happening–advice from @harrisburgsmc #HbgSMC First, a little back-story. I occasionally brainstorm new social products from time to time. Abuzz is one that actually made it out of my brain and […]

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Hit the tweetup tomorrow

If you’re in the Harrisburg area and you’re on Twitter, you should definitely think about going to the Tweetup tomorrow. Where? Appalachian Brewing Company. When? 7pm. It’s a bit funny that I’m writing about this, since I’m probably not going to make it myself, but if you haven’t been to one or you just didn’t […]

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The next project

While I often find myself with plenty to do, I occasionally get the itch to have another project going on the side. When I’m burned out from the day job or am suffering some kind of creative block, I like to work on my side project to clear my mind and re-energize. Unfortunately, up until […]

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If you can’t tip, don’t go out

The Central PA Twitterverse is abuzz about two Spice employees who were fired after being interviewed for a Patriot-News article.  Both employees (a male waiter and a female bartender) allowed their real names to be used for the article (written by Daniel Victor) and were far from customer-centric with their feelings as it relates to […]

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I’m on PennLive, sort of

I want to give a thank you shout-out to Colette Cope, who got my blog listed on PennLive.com! To find me, go to PennLive.com, click “Local” and then look under “More Local Blogs”.  Or I suppose you could just keep coming the way you always do, via my feed, a bookmark, Facebook or whatever else.  […]

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Harrisburg blogging is taking off

A few days ago I wrote a post about why I’d rather be here than in Silicon Valley.  While people there are more apt to become early adopters, Central Pennsylvania’s rate of adoption for new technology is much slower.  This basically makes those of us blogging, tweeting and FriendFeeding here the Robert Scobles, Louis Grays […]

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