Andrew Mager

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

Latest Posts

Seat Geek: Never use Ticketmaster or Craigslist again

It's easy to jump on a professional sports team's website to buy tickets to an upcoming game, but it's also a waste of money. Craigslist is your next option, and it's usually hard to browse or perfect your search queries to find the best deals.

June 2, 2010 by Andrew Mager


Loopt out of the loop on location-based gaming

I rarely have something negative to say about a product or service, but today I woke up ashamed and embarrassed for Loopt.They launched a new product called "Loopt Star" (which, as of the time of publish, I still can't access).

June 1, 2010 by Andrew Mager


Best of TechCrunch Disrupt Hack Day Demos

When people hear the world "hack", they think of something negative: a spammer or troll trying to get at your personal information. But a hack, in the context of Hack Day, means to build something interesting in a short amount of time.

May 23, 2010 by Andrew Mager


Photos: TechCrunch Disrupt Hack Day

Mike Arrington is hosting TechCrunch Disrupt in Manhattan this week, a three-day extravaganza for startups, entrepreneurs, developers, bloggers, and the media. But today is Hack Day, organized by the man himself Chad Dickerson.

May 22, 2010 by Andrew Mager


Live: Google I/O 2010

Warning: this is a live blog. Information is processed in real-time and is not always edited to perfection.

May 19, 2010 by Andrew Mager