Islands of the Future

I recently watched the five-part documentary series, “Islands of the Future” on Netflix. The series documents five islands off the coast of Europe who are reimagining the future of energy. Historically, these small islands have battled the forces of nature. Today, they’re leveraging the power of the sun, wind and water to generate clean energy. The rising cost of oil and gas combined with limited…

Walt Mossberg

Walt Mossberg recently announced that he will be retiring this coming June. Mossberg has been a journalist for almost five decades and was The Wall Street Journal’s technology columnist from 1991 – 2013. Mossberg latest venture, Recode, which he launched with his long-time collaborator, Kara Swisher, was acquired by Vox Media in 2015. Mossberg has always written with integrity and empathy. I admire that. When…

CTO at The Group, Inc.

The Group Inc.

I have some exciting news. I have joined The Group, Inc. in Fort Collins, CO as Chief Technology Officer. The Group is wonderful brand with a rich history. The company was founded in 1976 and is known for its high tech / high touch approach to real estate. Its acclaimed sales program, Ninja Selling, is taught throughout the United States and was co-created by Larry…

Before the iPhone

“Every once in a while a revolutionary product comes along that changes everything.” The iPhone did change everything. However, 20 years before Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone, engineers in Silicon Valley started to explore the possibilities of handheld computing. I attended a lecture on mobile computing last week at The Exponential Center at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. The program, entitled “Computing…

RESO

Data Standards for Real Estate Brokers

I will be joining Jeremy Crawford, the CEO of RESO, on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 10:00am (PST) / 1:00pm (EST) for a FREE webinar to discuss how real estate brokerages can benefit from data standards and how their involvement in RESO (Real Estate Standards Organization) can actually shape these standards. The one-hour webinar is entitled, “Unleashing the Marketing Power of RESO for Brokers” and…