Lessons in Innovation from the First “On-Line”

Recently, I read two books on innovation with two entirely different approaches. The first, Change by Design, was a disappointment even though it is the better known of the two. It actively sells the concept of innovative design. The second, The Victorian Internet,...

The Story of SoiTu.es: Community + Technology + Editorial

Following is a preview of Latino Link: Building brands online with Hispanic communities and content from Paramount Books. How can we develop great content online for the Spanish-language world in the years ahead? Much like the Madrid-based blog networks in my previous...

Connecting Via Mobile: Speak Their ‘Edioma’

This article originally appeared on MediaPost’s Engage:Hispanics blog. Where will many Hispanics and other Spanish-speakers around the world first experience the Internet? Interestingly, because they lag behind the general population for Internet access, many...

SoiTu.es – User-Generated Content Portal in Spain

During my week in Madrid, I visited Gumersindo Lafuente, the founder and director of a brilliant Spanish-language site called SoiTu.es (or roughly “I am you” in English). Even while it provides up-to-date news and tons of helpful/interesting blurbs and...