Trent Reznor is a self-described “smartass” on the Internet.
On Twitter, “I think I was consciously taking the veil up from Nine Inch Nails and letting people know I’m a smartass–often,” said Mr. Reznor, singer, songwriter and producer of Nine Inch Nails, who had sidled up to the Observer last night, June 8, outside Cipriani’s Read More
Diller, Murdoch, Zucker Friend Each Other at Internet Week Soiree: An Observer photo Read More
Last night at the Puck Building, arriving Internet Weekers packed the ballroom to drink free drinks and watch as DJs mashed up videos and music. But for the most part they were there to find their friends and get the weeklong party started.
The party was a co-production of The New York Observer and YouTube, Read More
“If this was ten years ago, DJ Spooky would have been playing the Chemical Brothers and about a third of the room would have been on ecstasy,” said Jason Calacanis, veteran Silicon Alley tech star as founder of Weblogs, Inc., former Silicon Alley Read More
“They’re like my children, I can’t pick a favorite,” said Rodger Berman, president of Recognition Media, who left Bravo’s princess of celebrity style Rachel Zoe at home, but had no shortage of pretty ladies fluttering about him at tonight’s Read More
Pete Cashmore, founder of the massively popular social media news blog Mashable.com, was near the bar chatting with dropi.io’s Sam Lessin at The Observer’s Internet Week Kickoff Party last night at the Puck Building.
Dressed in a grey vest and pinstriped white button-down shirt, the handsome young tech entrepreneur had flown in from Read More
Perhaps the quirkiest of all the startups we encountered at The Observer’s Internet Week Kickoff Party last night at the Puck Building was Dollar Van Demos.
Some quick background: Dollar vans are privately owned vehicles that typically service New York neighborhoods that are underserved by mass transit. Back in February, the Sunset Park-based Read More
All of the city’s young digerati will be Twittering about Internet Week New York starting Monday, June 1. Expect everyone from your regular Googlers and Facebookers to College Humor’s Jake & Amir, AOL’s newly minted executive Tim Armstrong, Barry Diller, Digg’s Kevin Rose and even Al Gore out on the town. Read More
On June 2, the New York Tech Meetup will host the largest live showcase of New York technology and Web-based companies during Internet Week. They’re calling it a “Demo Pit” and 60 city-based tech companies or coders of Web-based projects will set up shop in Read More