One of the social spaces featured at TEDActive (the intimate TED simulcast held in Palm Springs) was a lounge packed with interactive, technology-driven artwork and sponsored by Bing. We’ll be posting a series of awesome shorts by an attendee who captured some of the pieces and spoke to the artists who made them. Via the […]Continue reading
Why you should listen
Evan Williams helps the world answer the question "What are you doing?" Twitter, the tiny, free world-changing app Williams helped launch, has become a vital connector of people and communities (as well as a fantastic way to keep up with Shaq and Demi Moore).
Before Williams worked on Twitter, he was part of a previous revolution in mass communication, Blogger, while working at Google. He left Google in 2004 to launch the podcasting service Odeo, and Twitter spun out from this in 2006 as a side project based on an idea of Jack Dorsey's.
What others say
"Williams has a knack for figuring out how people want to keep in touch—even before they seem to know it themselves." — BusinessWeek