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Professional Currently I am serving as VP Engineering at Offerpop, where we’re looking to transform marketing from broadcast messaging to social conversations. A graduate of Rutgers University, I’d previously served as VP Engineering at PlaceIQ, exploring the frontiers of location-based intelligence. Prior to that I served as: VP of Technology at PulsePoint, where we built and enhanced an ...

Website offers Caller I.D. falsification

Overdue debtors beware: You may not be able to rely on Caller I.D. to screen out those annoying bill collectors much longer. A California entrepreneur has a plan to bring the hacker technique of Caller I.D. spoofing to the business world, beginning with collection agencies and private investigators. Slated for launch next week, Star38.com would ...

Blogging styles: Articles or Links?

I haven’t blogged on this site for a while. I have made some posts to my RUJason site using Blogger. Since blogger’s redesign and the launch of MT 3.0 I’ve been comparing the 2 services and have come to the conclusion that both are now mature, capable platforms specialized for different styles, comments & links, ...

AOL Prosecuting for Spamlist

Jason Smathers, a West Virginia man who worked in AOL’s Dulles, Virginia, data warehouse, is accused of stealing a list containing 92 million subscriber screen names. Interim U.S. Attorney David Kelley said Smathers, 24, sold the list to another man, Sean Dunaway, who then sold it to two spammers for $52,000. Dunaway was also charged ...

Open Letter to Connie Schultz

Ms. Schultz, My wife and I were reading the paper together when we saw a syndicated copy of your column titled “Morning after pill brings ad new day.” As someone who after some careful thought generally supports the idea of the morning after pill being made an over the counter medication (as long as the ...