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…

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…

Hacker Connect

Don’t miss Inman’s Hacker Connect

Inman News is hosting its first ever Hacker Connect. The one-day event will take a deep dive into real estate tech and explore timely topics such Bots, API’s, security, data standards and more. The agenda was created by industry tech leaders and I’m proud to have participated on the advisory panel that helped curate the events agenda and content. You can view the full agenda…

Maker Faire Bay Area 2016

Maker Faire Bay Area 2016

Maker Faire celebrated its 11th anniversary last weekend at the San Mateo Event Center in San Mateo, CA. Billed as the “Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth” the event certainly lived up to its reputation. There were IoT devices, 3D printers, drones, robots, live music and a plethora of whimsical projects and experiments. With 150,000 visitors and thousands of exhibitors, I did my best to…