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EP:020 – The Cotton Club Podcast

This past week Keith Crawford, Luke Irvin, and I sat down with the CEO of Footfeed, Dennis Mink to discuss their brilliant iphone application. Footfeed is a new mobile geo location check-in aggregator network that brings together many web services so users can checkin to many networks simultaneously. Built from the ground up as a stand alone … [Read more...]

Send Me Your Gowalla Errors…

This past week I got an email from Gowalla saying that my user status was now elevated to their street team level.  This basically means that I now have the ability to go in and edit or correct locations that might have been entered into the system incorrectly.  For instance, there are currently two Ruby Tuesday’s listed on Gowalla for Conway, one … [Read more...]

The GeoSocial Shakedown

I have been in the process of revamping my presentation from Barcamp Conway on The GeoSocial Shakedown for Barcamp Jonesboro this upcoming weekend and I figured I would do an accompanying blog post to go along w/ the presentation. Please keep in mind that this technology is still in it’s very infancy so a lot of these notes may become outdated … [Read more...]

Presentation: GeoSocial Shakedown

Wow, we had an awesome time at Barcamp Conway! Arlton Lowry did an excellent job putting this conference together in such a short period of time and the University of Central Arkansas was an awesome venue!  The turnout was awesome, for my session on GeoSocial my wife counted 40 people, and I think there were over 60 people attending overall.  The … [Read more...]

EP:008 – The Cotton Club Podcast

This weeks show was sort of an experimentation in that we had four guests on at once via Skype as opposed to just Keith and I, I think the end result was pretty awesome, we only had one glitch in the middle of the show and it was minor. This week my guests for The Cotton Club included Keith Crawford, Robert Blake, and Brant Collins.  Some topics … [Read more...]

#RefreshCA GeoSocial Showdown (Update)

Recently I did a blog post asking for feedback regarding the format for our upcoming February Central Arkansas Refresh meeting on GeoSocial Applications.  I think for the most part we all agreed that there needs to be some sort of “intro” to each of the applications we are going to showcase.  Daniel Spillers brought up a good point in … [Read more...]

EP:001 – The Cotton Club Podcast

I finally got around to recording my first installment of The Cotton Club Podcast this evening.  My guest co-host for the show this evening was Keith Crawford, you may know him as @tsudo on Twitter. This initial podcast was just a test run to see how things work so that when Keith and I get ready to launch another sideline project called The Social … [Read more...]

#RefreshCA Geo-Social Showdown

If you missed out on the January meeting of the Central Arkansas Refresh group where Nick Brewer from CJRW did a presentation on PODS CMS for Wordpress, you missed out on an awesome presentation.  Nick did an awesome job presenting PODS, hopefully we will have his presentation slides and audio online for you to download in the very near future, he … [Read more...]

Thoughts on Geolocation Apps (Gowalla & Foursquare)

Probably one of the hottest things going right now in the mobile / social / wireless community has to be Geolocation applications like Gowalla, Foursquare, Brightkite, and Loopt.  I am sure that there are several other applications on the market that I don’t know about but for the most part the two leaders of the pack right now are Gowalla and … [Read more...]