Tag Archives: #btv

Notes on Mitch Joel presentation in Burlington, VT: Doom on agencies that just start with pretty websites.

What does Mitch Joel have to say about getting started in social media? Or what about companies that don’t consider analytics early in their process?

Social media without conversation

I recently had the opportunity to see Adrian Ho of Zeus Jones speak. His firm does exceptional things in marketing that are non-traditional and approach social marketing in a way that is seemingly at odds with many of the “Best practices” floating around. Here’s the video and below that is the slide deck.

Is there a future in Flash?

Image by gahlord via Flickr I was recently asked by a marketing student at one of Burlington Vermont’s several colleges whether she should spend the time learning to make things in Flash. This post is my attempt to provide some guidance. If you have some useful information or feedback, please don’t hesitate to use the […]

Gahlord Dewald teaching an Interactive Web Design Course through Burlington Public Schools Continuing Education

Image by curiouslee via Flickr Thoughtfaucet President/Janitor, Gahlord Dewald, will be teaching an introductory web design course for Burlington Public Schools this spring. The class is 10 sessions, from 6pm to 9pm on Thursdays starting February 4, 2010. The class meets at Burlington High School and is open to all ages. This class will be […]

Contest: Why you like doing business in Vermont in 500 Words or Less.

This week I’m running a contest. The winner will get a free ticket to Burlington Social Media Breakfast #4 on February 1. The speakers are Adrian Ho of Minneapolis’ Zeus Jones and Rebecca Thorman from Alice.com, a consumer packaged goods ecommerce site and platform. I think this BTVSMB is going to be great because these […]

Gahlord Dewald to teach animation course at Burlington College

Image via Wikipedia Thoughtfaucet President/Janitor will be teaching “Introduction to Animation” for Burlington College this Spring. The class will meet at Thoughtfaucet on Pine Street in Burlington to make use of stop-motion and other traditional media production tools here. The course is a part of Burlington College’s successful Cinema Studies program. “I always enjoy teaching […]

Foursquare in #BTV

Image by Marty.FM via Flickr When I walked to work this morning there was snow on the ground. This means that people will soon be flocking to Vermont to get in some skiing. Those people flocking here may be Foursquare players. Here’s a quick intro tour to Foursquare for Burlington AKA Foursquare for #BTV.

Animated Bumper for the Vermont International Film Festival

Thoughtfaucet was pleased to create an animated bumper to go before select films at the Vermont International Film Festival in Burlington Vermont this year. Bill Simmon was client liaison for VTIFF.

Augmented Reality Mask: A project for Dark Arts Burlington VT

Following on the success of a previous augmented reality project, I created a digital mask for curator Deidre Healy‘s Dark Arts in Burlington, VT. This new piece, Mask, was based on the idea of those French-style masks with a rod that you hold over your face. I created a simple grotesque 3D model in Blender […]

Foursquare for Outlanders

Image via CrunchBase Don’t live in a big city? Want to live the highlife of Foursquare anyway? Here’s what I’ve done in my little outlander location of #BTV aka Burlington, Vermont.