This week in PopTech: Night lights, cool covers and mobilizing secrets
Friday, August 19, 2011 UTC|
There's always something brewing in the PopTech community. From the world-changing people, projects and ideas in our network, a handful of this week's highlights follows.
- In his latest project, 2010 PopTech speaker Colin Rich sought to capture the electric radiance of Los Angeles at night. If you ask us, he totally succeeded.
- Collector of secrets, Frank Warren (PopTech 2008) has collaborated with Flavorpill to go mobile with PostSecret. The brand new PostSecret app will be released at an event at the Bell House in New York on August 29th.
- Health entrepreneur Jay Parkinson (PopTech 2008) responds to the recent news that Chris Hughes's Jumo and GOOD are joining forces, reflecting on how he feels he failed to meet his vision for Hello Health and what it takes to move on to explore new ventures.
- OK Go (PopTech 2010) joins musicians Andrew Bird, Weezer, My Morning Jacket and others to contribute to "The Green Album," a new collection of Muppets covers. Listen to OK Go's version of the Muppet Show theme song and explore the rest of the album on NPR.
- Sinan Aral (2010 Science Fellow) has published "The Diversity-Bandwidth Tradeoff." The findings from he and his co-author Marchall W. Van Alstyne serve as "...‘proof-of-concept’ for using email content data to analyze relationships among information flows, networks and social capital." Want more? Download the paper and let Sinan know what you think!
Image: Colin Rich
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