Tag Archives: New York Film Festival

The Big Idea [VIDEO]: How to Develop a “Hacker Mentality” with Matt Bolish of @filmlinc

During the last New York Film Festival, the Film Society of Lincoln Center did something new and really cool. They hosted a 2-day event called “Convergence” which focused on discussions, workshops and presentations related to immersive storytelling. I attended one of the days, and I had a fantastic experience. But what impressed me most about […]

[Video] The One-Hour Website: Bootstrap your Next Online Initiative with WordPress is now Live!

Working at the Film Society of Lincoln Center for a little more than two and half years was such a blast because it really tested my creativity and allowed me to open up a lot of new digital frontiers for the successful development of new community support and awareness of their programs:  

FREE Event Alert 7/20! The One-Hour Website for Nonprofits: Boostrap Your Next Online Initiative

FREE event alert: on Wednesday July 20th, from 6PM to 8PM I’ll be presenting The One-Hour Website: Bootstrap Your Next Online Initiative with WordPress for 501 Tech NYC, a terrific professional group of people involved in technology and nonprofits. I’ve already written a bit about working in a nonprofit that was strapped for resources and […]

Community, Curation, or the Art of Separating Wheat from Chaff

The other day, I was reading this excellent post by Fred Wilson on navigating sites that “crowd-source” content or ideas: Twitter has lists. Etsy has favorites. Tumblr has tag pages. These are all variations of curation in services that have a lot of noise in them. “Crowd-sourcing” has almost become a bad word, something played […]

Toward a More Social Web: Adventures in WordPress Development Part II

In my last post I wrote about how I discovered WordPress as a tool for making dynamic, flexible websites on a low budget for arts and cultural organizations. In this one, I want to talk about using WordPress as a platform for social integration, and some of the things we learned from building a website […]