Members of a community share a set of views. They think the same way about at least one thing, whether that’s politics, a football team, a cause, or a favorite choice of toothpaste. A community has at least one thought, issue, feeling, concern, or a goal in common. But having and maintaining only one thing […]
For all of the efficiencies that technology has brought to the business world, it’s made at least one thing more difficult: creating community. Social media and AI-based matching platforms increase interaction in terms of quantity, not quality. Ask anyone with a Facebook or Tinder profile: Do a dozen posts hold a candle to a single, […]
Building a community is an essential step in establishing any company or brand as a leader in its respective industry. A brand community gives your consumers a place to engage, express themselves, connect with other like-minded individuals and more. It’s those engaged, expressive consumers who then become your brand evangelists and help increase brand awareness […]
Recently leaders from technology and the multifamily gathered in Tampa, Florida for an event called “Building Cities of the Future”, A CRE and Urbantech Summit. Tampa is already on its journey to becoming a smarter city, and thus was the perfect setting for this event. The one day event was designed to bring together executives […]
Driving through a parking lot at your local strip mall will never be the same. What was once empty asphalt is now a meeting place for players of a popular new game by former Google startup, Niantic. What is currently really just a beta rollout of an augmented reality game made for Android and iOS […]
With the growth of the Internet of Things, companies large and small are suddenly finding themselves in uncharted waters: creating and growing developer communities. These communities are vital now for any company trying to create an ecosystem around their products and services. What are the best ways to create a developer community? What are the […]
Be a better builder.
How the tech sector is using specialist skills for good.
The smartwatch can now sync with iPhones.
Open source is essential. Working with a bunch of jerks is not.
Its missteps over CoreOS are instructive for us all.
The Linux creator on the open-source environment.
Computer-science pioneer, meet “Community” star.
Especially if you’re not a white male.
Money for mobile apps and other improvements.
No single company can hope to compete with a growing open-source community, whatever its current advantages.
Advertising is the big theme at the unofficial YouTube conclave VidCon this year, eclipsing the fandom that makes YouTube special.
All you early investors complaining that Oculus sold out to Facebook, here’s a tip: don’t bother.
Github users are shaping the community they want to see.
GitHub’s diversity track record matters, perhaps more so than other tech companies.