Andrew Mager

Andrew Mager is a hacker advocate at Spotify in New York City.

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TechCrunch50: Day 2

Yesterday's presentations were a lot of fun to cover. I'm getting right back into the grind today.

September 8, 2008 by Andrew Mager


TechCrunch50: Day 1

When Michael Arrington and Jason Calacanis team up on a project, the webs are bound to be shaken up.Last year, their conference TechCrunch40 was an enormous showcase for startups to present their idea to venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, and the press.

September 7, 2008 by Andrew Mager


From meme to paperback: Barack Obama is your new bicycle

Besides Chuck Norris, and the Rickroll, Internet memes rarely go mainstream.But San Francisco native Matthew Honan managed to accomplish that feat — he built a simple website that randomly display acts of kindness from presidential candidate Barack Obama.

September 5, 2008 by Andrew Mager


Microsoft's Powerset hosts Lunch 2.0

San Francisco's summer starts when the rest of the country's summer ends: Labor Day. The weather here in The City finally becomes pleasant, and techy companies like to have lunches outdoors.

September 4, 2008 by Andrew Mager

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Find interesting Twitterers with Twintro

A new service launches today called Twintro, a Twitter bot that retweets one interesting person's updates each day.The idea is simple: find new and interesting people and decide if you want to follow them.

September 2, 2008 by Andrew Mager


ROFLthing 2008

Have you ever been to an internet culture conference? Earlier this year, Harvard senior Tim Hwang threw one in Cambridge, Mass.

August 29, 2008 by Andrew Mager