In April 2016, something happened at Facebook that would quickly result in a revolutionary paradigm shift on the horizon of online communication — from mobile to desktop, marketing to services, personal to corporate — everything, really. Messenger opened its doors to developers with an invitation to create chatbots — something of which roughly 78% of… Continue reading How to Build a Chatbot from Pitch to Promotion
Remember only being able to send 1,000 texts each month? My mom definitely remembers our phone bills when I doubled that amount every week in middle school. Thankfully, companies created messaging apps to provide free and unlimited messaging, which was a refreshing solution for rigid text message limits and their lofty costs. Click here to… Continue reading The 5 Best Messaging Apps for Marketing in 2017
During the summer my wife and I got to go on an amazing road trip in Vancouver Mountain with our good friends Samuel and Hildegunn Taipale. Norway is just amazing landscapes after amazing landscapes.
Paris is one of the most beautiful cities on earth, a truth easily appreciated on a stroll that could yield one stunning vista after another, from the epic Eiffel Tower to the regal Jardin des Tuileries to the petite cafés bursting onto the sidewalks. Beyond the city’s visual appeal, the cultural riches of the French… Continue reading Discovering Paris
Being outdoors, walking, with my phone tucked inside my rucksack, made me realise just how much time I spend online. How I have slipped into iPhone-dependancy over the past few years; waiting at the checkout in the supermarket? Time to dip into Twitter. Once you start to realise how much time you spend online, you… Continue reading On spending more time outdoors
Here’s one of the best loved recipes on the site—tomato pie! Perfect at the peak of summer tomato season. One of the great things about going on vacation is I get to hang out with my friends, and sometimes meet their friends, who sometimes have OMG-this-is-so-GOOD dishes that they bring over. This tomato pie recipe… Continue reading Tomato Pie
What is one sign of a good taqueria? The salsa, of course! Or I should use the plural and say “salsa-s”. Any decent Mexican dining establishment north of the border, whether a taco truck or full on restaurant will offer a variety of salsas to its patrons—tomatillo salsa verde, red chili salsa, and my favorite,… Continue reading Fresh Tomato Salsa
September always catches me unawares. It seems that one day we are wilting in the heat while neighborhood kids shoot hoops well past dusk (how can they see in the dark?). The next day a cool breeze comes in, the block is eerily quiet, the kids back at school. Even though summer isn’t officially over… Continue reading Baked Chicken