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Tech Entrepreneur researcher debunks myths, shares success models

One of the things I love about living and working in such a progressive and forward thinking area like the Washington DC region is getting to attend lectures by very smart people about lots of different interesting topics.  This past October 28, I got the opportunity to listen to a leader in innovation and entrepreneurial […]

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New Report Shares New House GOP leaders’ ties to Business

Okay, this comes as no surprise, but it sure is great to have statistics to back up my ramblings… From the Center for Public Integrity on its report The Republican takeover of Congress not only apparently gives the Speaker’s gavel to John Boehner, it also elevates up to 25 senior GOP lawmakers to the roles […]

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The 1st FCC Hack Day – Commentary from a Lonely “Non-hacker”

Yesterday, I was able to catch a few hours of the Federal Communications Commission’s first ever Open Source day designed to assemble software developers together to explore the FCC’s API, learn of innovative communications applications and take a stab at developing applications using the FCC’s API.  It was dubbed a “Hack Day” and a wonderful […]

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increasing the White House press pool one AA blogger at a time

I was among the AfAm writers/bloggers invited for the first time to join the White House press corp to cover the President’s post-midterm press conference. …and can I tell you guys, I’m not one to point out the obvious but…. …..by George if our presence there didn’t increase that pool’s diversity by 710%!!! ….well I […]

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Fox returned signal to Cablevision; Background on dispute explained (audio)

This Saturday, the 3 million Cablevision customers who were unable to view Fox channels because the signals had been pulled following the breakdown of a fee dispute between Cablevision and Fox, got their signals turned back on. In essence, in the end, it looked like Cablevision took the high road on behalf of it customers […]

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Top Brands for Democrats and Republicans

Google is the top brand among Democrats, while the top brand for Republicans is – wait for it – Fox News. Those are among the latest results of a survey known as BrandIndex, according to the trade publication Advertising Age. The Ad Age story notes that some brands do well among both Democrats and Republicans, […]

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An introduction to the National Association of MultiCultural Digital Entrepreneurs (Video)

I am proud to be the policy chair of a unique and new trade organization just formed, the National Association of Multicultural Digital Entrepreneurs (website launch forthcoming).  Check out a YouTube video I put together introducing the organization and below that a post on the new organization featured in Minority Media & Telecommunication Council’s  Broadband […]

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