The Fly

The Fly

Posts by The Fly

Techmanity Struggles to Live up to Bold Ambitions

The latest music and technology festival to take place in San Jose, Techmanity, had some excellent speakers and bands lined up, but attendance numbers didn't necessarily match the hype. (Photo via Facebook)

It billed itself as “Silicon Valley’s Biggest Annual Gathering” and the “biggest tech event of the year”—a bold boast for an event that had yet to draw a single attendee. Unfortunately for Techmanity and it’s organizers, attendance numbers don’t always align with ambition.

Read More 2

Social Media 101 for Politicians

Not everyone in politics understands how to use social media. (Poto by Alex Proimos, via Flickr)

At this point, anyone interested in running for elected office should be required to take a crash course in social media. For example, one candidate running for San Jose City Council might want to stop posting pictures of vagina cupcakes.