Andrew Mager

<p>Andrew Mager is a hacker advocate at <a href="http://spotify.com">Spotify</a> in New York City. Before moving to NY, Andrew worked at SimpleGeo & Ning in San Francisco. Previously, he was an associate technical producer at CBS Interactive. Andrew studied print & electronic journalism at Virginia Tech, where he created a student-run online news publication called <a href="http://planetblacksburg.com">Planet Blacksburg</a>.</p> <p>In 2006, Andrew interned at ESPN in Bristol, CT, working for the Sports Production team doing Javascript and SQL experiments. Prior to that, he worked at the WSLS-TV NBC 10 in Roanoke, VA, as a web intern. In his freshman year of college, Andrew worked at the local ESPN Radio station answering phone calls and writing scripts for the local afternoon talk show.</p> <p>Follow <a href="http://twitter.com/mager">@mager</a> on Twitter.</p>

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Maximizing the timeliness of your tweets

Maximizing the timeliness of your tweets

Dan Martell and Ethan Bloch have teamed up to create a new app called Timely, that tells you the best times to tweet during the day so that the maximum amount of people will see your message.It looks pretty accurate to me.

published January 5, 2011 by

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Instagram: a mobile photo lab in your pocket

Instagram: a mobile photo lab in your pocket

The iTunes App Store has a new app called Instragram, created by the founder of Burbn.The key feature that makes this app different from many other photo-sharing sites is the ability to apply an artistic filter on your photos (which basically just makes them look cooler).

published October 6, 2010 by

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Interhoods: find coders and designers in your neighborhood

Interhoods: find coders and designers in your neighborhood

If you live in NYC, Chicago, or San Francisco, a new site called Interhoods will show you which neighborhoods have the best developers and designers. And it's pretty easy on the eyes:It's super simple to setup: you login with either your Github or Dribbble account and then choose which neighborhood you live in.

published October 5, 2010 by

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Ubercab: a step above the yellow taxi

Ubercab: a step above the yellow taxi

I got light of a new service called Ubercab from my friend Matt Hunter a few weeks ago, and I finally tried it out today.The service is way simpler than flagging down a regular taxicab, and only a small percentage more expensive.

published August 6, 2010 by

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It's about time: Google kills Wave

It's about time: Google kills Wave

After 15 months of hype and disappointment, Google has decided to pull the plug on Wave, its real-time collaboration platform.Wave was an awesome platform, but I just never found it useful in the workplace.

published August 4, 2010 by

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