Monday, January 30, 2012

Small Business Evangelist & Editor Ramon Ray interviews the President

it is so cool to post this as the event is happening. organized by Google Plus . This is my friend Ramon Ray, Editor of  in a Google Plus Hangout with President Obama. You can watch it here


Friday, January 27, 2012

Finnair Crew Pay Tribute to India's Republic Day on Flight to Delhi

January 26th was India's 63rd Republic Day. The passengers of Finnair Flight AY201 from Helsinki to New Delhi on Jan. 17 got a very cool and pleasant surprise when the crew started dancing to a Bollywood tune.  Congrats! Finnair and crew for coming up with a different idea to show your passengers you follow the FACT principle : Fun, Attention getting, Collaborative and using Technology to spread it.

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Smithsonian Television Channel : Pleasure to Watch and Learn

One of my favorite institutions in the US is the Smithsonian. I have been a subscriber/member for over 14 years and love going to the museums on the National Mall in Washington DC.
I recently discovered the Smithsonian HD Channel on TV Channel 565 on DirecTV. I love this channel and would highly recommend it.

The programs I specially love:

  •  Mighty Ships: Loved the episode where they show Stena Britannica the super ferry ship  between Hoek in Holland and Harwich in England. The episode on the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise was thrilling to watch.
  • Aerial America : saw a great episode on New Mexico with mention of UFOs.
  • America Wild and Whacky
Other ways to watch this channel:
  1. iTunes
  2. IPhone App
See where you can find the Smithsonian Channel on TV

Sunday, January 15, 2012

How to @mention on Pinterest

Source: via Shashi on Pinterest

This morning I got an email from Pinterest that my friend Geoff Livingston added me to his  following list.  I posted this photo from my Flickr feed and wondered about how to attract his attention to this picture.

Here are the steps to @mention someone on Pinterest.

  1. You should be following at least one board belonging to the user
  2. Then in the description or in a comment type @ and the Pinterest user name and you will see their names in suggested potential matches 
Here is a link to the Pinterest Help page that has other neat tricks

I can be found on Pinterest at and you may like my board on food called 'CarryonCurry"

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