Posted on May 27, 2009 Under Life

A series of day-long workshops around blogging and usability trends are popping up over the next two weeks in Chicago, New York, and San Francisco in the form ofWordCamps. Domestic first-time Wordpress users and experienced developers alike will be privy…

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TED 2009: Day One

Posted on February 5, 2009 Under Life

We're attending the 25th Anniversary of TED, which is proving to be yet another extraordinary tour de force of mind expanding speakers and entertainers. Al Gore followed up on last year's disturbing new environmental scientific data with some even more…

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Update from SNAP: Day 2

Posted on September 26, 2008 Under Life

Boulder, CO, Day 2 SNAP Gathering: 'Little things people can do to change the world' was best exemplified by Paul Williams' remarkable healthcare program in Uganda where he single-handedly eliminated childhood malaria deaths and dramatically reduced HIV infections in a…

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Updates from SNAP

Posted on September 25, 2008 Under Design

As an attendee and devotee of TED I was admittedly a little skeptical and thought SNAP was going to simply be a miniaturized version. Guess what ... it is! But that's not all bad actually. In fact, it's a compliment.…

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Kluster's Knewsroom

Posted on May 14, 2008 Under Life

Ben Kaufman wants you to work for him. And you. And you. And all those people in that building next to you. We told you about his ever morphing business of crowdsourced product development called Kluster. Now it has landed…

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Hello There, Jonathan Stern!

Posted on April 27, 2008 Under Life

When I started this blog, I never imagined in only a few short years I would be able to surround myself with an incredible, talented, and diverse team. Today, I'm extremely proud to introduce a new Editor to the site,…

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We Love Heather: Welcome To The Team

Posted on June 4, 2007 Under Life

Many of you have probably noticed the posts by our latest contributor and new hand-on-deck here at JoshSpear.com, Heather Snodgrass. Born in Mackay, North Queensland, Australia (G'day, Mate), Heather moved to NYC in December '05, after four years in San…

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Share It With Us: The Design Showcase

Posted on June 1, 2007 Under Design

We've been dreaming about creating a place where our users could come to submit things they find inspiring on their own for other readers to see. Thanks to a bit of brainstorming, inspiration from our friends over at Notcot.org and…

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New Dandyism

Posted on May 2, 2007 Under Fashion

I love learning new words. Today I learned that a Dandy is "a man who affects extreme elegance in clothes and manners; a fop." Online boutique New Dandyism addresses men's fashion from the perspective that there has been a new…

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Coachella: There's Always Next Year

Posted on May 1, 2007 Under Music

Unfortunately, none of the JoshSpear.com crew made it to Coachella this year to see the likes of The Arctic Monkeys and Amy Winehouse (above). And from what I've seen from the coverage of the festival, which went on this past…

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