S T E V E N   M O R G A N   F R I E D M A N
mail: 280 Madison Avenue, Suite 1005, New York, New York 10016
email: morgan@westegg.com
office: 347.4.5067
web: westegg.com
@morganfriedman

Objective

Not looking for a job whatsoever; but I am looking to hire people; and I will talk to anyone who wants to buy me a drink.

Summary

Language-loving polyglot who has zero shame, loves talking to people, and is pretty darn good at getting people really excited about things.

Work Experience

Founder, Coming Soon: Crazy Data Project (Palo Alto) · 2014-Present
I'm working on something new and very exciting. Ask me about it, I love talking to everyone and talking all about it.

Founder, Gift Pinpoint / "This is not a Ketubah" (Buenos Aires) · 2012-2014
Created from nothing one of the largest producers of wedding art in the USA. Currently, Chairman of the Board.

President, The Marketing Scientist (Buenos Aires) · 2007-2012
We friggin' kick butt in online marketing. Ran the online component of the President of Guatemala's campaign. Built up the marketing of the largest hydroponics company in the USA from nothing. Built up the marketing for the largest modern wedding art company in the USA from nothing. Currently, Chairman of the Board.

Vice-President of Marketing Services, Procentric (Bombay) · 2006-2007
Managed and grew team of 80 in India to run online marketing services for clients. An unforgettable experience.

Founder & CEO, Overheard In New York · 2004-2006
Founded what was then the most visited humor blog in the world (Top 10 Technorati). Time Magazine's Coolest Blogger of the Year. Writer of two Overheard books (both Top 10 Bestsellers on Amazon.com).

Vice President of Research (previously, Senior Analyst), Basex · 2000-2004
Technology analyst following the Knowledge Management, and online communities markets. Led small teams of researchers, oversaw all research and writing; lead researcher and writer. Developed and implemented improved research methodologies, for both business and technology research. Built and maintained relationships with clients, vendors and end-users.

Founder, Tripsmith · 1998-2000
Developed one of the first print-on-demand technology systems.

Online Archivist & Departmental Webmaster, University of Pennsylvania · 1995-1998
Creator and Webmaster of various University websites, including for the History Department, French Institute for Culture and Technology, Provost's 21st Century Project, Writing Advisers Program, and the Library Advisers program.

Education

University of Pennsylvania · 1998
Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, College of Arts and Sciences.
Majors: History (with honors; concentration: American colonial) and English (concentration: "Rhetoric," individualized).
History honors thesis: "The Spirit of Insubordination": Students and Secularization in Northeastern Universities in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century
English thesis: Every Man an Orator: The Rhetoric of the Internet


Université de Toulouse · 1998
Courses in French language and Romance philology

Great Neck South High School · 1994
Honors Program

Publications & Speeches

This section is woefully out of date
I've keynoted a ton of conferences since this list, I stopped keeping track at some point. Sorry.

Featured Speaker, Various Basex Conferences (2000 - 2004)
Presented on the state of the Knowledge Management and online communities marketspaces

Internet World (June 3, 2002)
"Adding Knowledge to the CRM Equation"

Internet World (Oct. 15, 2001)
"The Need to be Prepared" [link]

EuropeMedia (2001 - 2002)
Columnist on new technologies [link]

Random Thoughts (1998 - present)
Writes own monthly newsletter and column on architecture, language, programming, and other subjects. 4,000+ subscribers. Profiled in the Boston Globe. [link]

Higher Education in the Information Age (June 2, '97)
Guest speaker. Explored Interactivity for audience of university presidents.

Pennsylvania History Review (Spring '97)
"The Decline and Demise of the Charity School"

First Monday (Feb. '97)
"Information and Organization: On Albert Einstein Online" [link]

EduCom Conference on Information Technology in Universities (Oct. '96)
Panelist. Conference on Information Technology in Universities. [link]

In the Media

This section is woefully out of date
I'm continually featured all over the mainstream media in the USA without a break, I stopped keeping track at some point. Sorry.

Lansing State Journal (April 3, 2007)
Hot couples don't get divorced.link]

The 9 on Yahoo! (Dec. 27, 2006)
Web site of the Day on Yahoo's video site [link]

Times Herald-Record (Nov. 6, 2006)
Eavesdropping means laughs online by Randy A. Salas. Feature on Overheard in New York. [link]

New York Times (Oct. 15, 2006)
People-Watching: Heres Looking at You by Seth Kugel. Feature on Overheard in New York. "People-watching is to New York City what vista-gazing is to the Grand Canyon: You haven't really been if you havent done it. But you dont just watch people here, you watch their poodles and pugs, too. And you don't just watch people, you eavesdrop on them or even follow them (briefly, please). There are no ethical qualms: People here know that what they do and say on the streets of New York is fair game. If someone can devote a Web site to it (www.overheardinnewyork.com), you can devote a weekend." [link]

WUSA 9 News (Sept. 26, 2006)
Links we can't live without. Nightly news in Washington, DC featured Overheard in New York. [link]

Westwood One Radio (Sept. 15, 2006)
America in the Morning. Interview with the editor of Overheard in New York

MikroBitti (Finland) (Sept., 2006)
Netistä poimittua. Feature on Overheard in New York [link]

Origo (Hungary) (Sept. 5, 2006)
Lehallgatott párbeszédeket közöl egy honlap. Feature on Overheard in New York [link]

The Globe and Mail (Toronto) (Aug. 31, 2006)
Watch what you say in New York. Feature on Overheard in New York. [link]

El Mundo (Spain) (Aug. 31, 2006)
Feliz, feliz BlogDay 2006. Feature on Overheard in New York. [link]

Der Spiegel (Aug. 31, 2006)
Globale Gesprächsspione: Jäger des verlorenen Satzes by Christian Stöcker. Feature on Overheard in New York. [link]

De Standaard (Belgium) (Aug. 31, 2006)
Voyeurisme in cyberspace: Website verzamelt gesprekken van New Yorkers. Feature on Overheard in New York. [link]

KRLD (CBS Radio) (Aug. 29, 2006)
Editor interviewed by Mike Rogers about Overheard in New York.

The Seattle Times (Aug. 29, 2006)
Loud and weird: Overheard site is the talk of N.Y.. Feature on Overheard in New York. [link]

MIT Technology Review (Aug. 29, 2006)
Web site chronicles New York's conversations. Feature on Overheard in New York. [link]

National Ledger (Aug. 29, 2006)
Overheard in New York: Strippers and Breast Implants by Jo Anne Way. [link]

Wonkette (Aug. 29, 2006)
The Rich are Different. Quote of Overheard in New York [link]

Good Day News (Aug. 29, 2006)
Fox WNYW TV program featured Overheard in New York.

CBS (Aug. 28, 2006)
Say What? Site Chronicles New York Conversations. Feature on Overheard in New York [link]

MSNBC (Aug. 28, 2006)
Web site chronicles N.Y. conversations. Feature on Overheard in New York. [link]

Chicago Tribune (Aug. 28, 2006)
Feature on Overheard in New York (in Red, the Tribune's free daily paper)

Staten Island Advance (Aug. 28, 2006)
Selected (and printable) conversations and one-liners from NY. Feature on Overheard in New York. [link]

TeleCinco (Spain) (Aug. 28, 2006)
Cotillas de Nueva York. Feature on Overheard in New York on Spanish TV station. [link]

USA Today (Aug. 27, 2006)
Website chronicles N.Y. conversations. Feature on Overheard in New York. [link]

ABC (Aug. 27, 2006)
Website notes overheard oddities in NYC. Feature on Overheard in New York. [link]

STL Today (Aug. 27, 2006)
Web site chronicles N.Y. conversations. Feature on Overheard in New York [link]

New York Newsday (Aug. 26, 2006)
Say what? Much-copied site chronicles New York's conversations by Nahal Toosi. [link]

USA Today (August 23, 2006)
New York State of Mind by Angela Gunn. Mention of Overheard in New York. [link]

The Blog Reader (August 22, 2006)
Making Sociology Fun by Justin Gerald. Profile of Overheard in New York publisher [link]

Spokesman-Review (August 21, 2006)
Overheard in New York, the quirky web site turned into a book. [link]

PC Magazine (August 17, 2006)
Oddities & Gaming by Vicki Jacobson. One of PC Magazine's five featured entertainment sites. [link]

Time Magazine (August 15, 2006)
Q&A: The Coolest Bloggers. Interview with Overheard publisher. [link]

Express (Washington, DC) (August 9, 2006)
Article about Overheard at the Beach in Washington newspaper. [link]

Gawker (August 8, 2006)
Blogorrhea NYC. Ebonics, Son [link]

Wonkette (August 7, 2006)
Congressional Guessing Game: Who Likes Sexy Ladies? Feature of Overheard in New York quote. [link]

Star Tribune (Wyoming) (August 6, 2006)
'Overheard' Web series listens in on conversations by Jack Coyle. Feature on Overheard at the Beach. [link]

Delaware Online (August 6, 2006)
Web site collects conversation snippets instead of seashells. Feature on Overheard at the Beach. [link]

Washington Times (August 2, 2006)
Passers-by submit Overheard humor by Jack Coyle. Feature on Overheard at the Beach. [link]

Gothamist (August 1, 2006)
Extra, Extra. Quote of Overheard in New York [link]

O'Reilly Radar (August 3, 2006)
overplot: Overheard in New York on a Map. [link]

Sun Sentinel (July 11, 2006)
Blogs: If these cubicle walls could talk by Wendy Zang. Feature on Overheard in the Office. [link]

Belleville News-Democrat (July 11, 2006)
Blogging 'in the Office' gets real with new submission site by Wendy Zang. Feature on Overheard in the Office. [link]

LAist (July 7, 2006)
Feature on Overheard sites [link]

CityPages (July 6, 2006)
Babblers Beware by Lindsey Thomas [link]

Seattlest (July 5, 2006)
Overheard in Seattle Offices feature on Overheard in the Office [link]

Jane Magazine (July 5, 2006)
You had me at Hello by Koren Zailckas, mention of Overheard in New York [link]

WTRO (June 30, 2006)
Feature on Overheard in New York and interview with publisher by Benjamen Walker [link]

National Post (Canada) (June 27, 2006)
Web site takes bets on longevity of wedded bliss by Misty Harris. Feature on Wedding Betting [link]

USA Today (June 27, 2006)
Feature on the Overheard in New York & Google Maps integration [link]

Gothamist (June 26, 2006)
Feature on the Overheard in New York & Google Maps integration [link]

Curbed (June 26, 2006)
Feature on the Overheard in New York & Google Maps integration [link]

CBC (Canada) (June 22, 2006)
Star-Spangled Blogger by Rachel Giese. Mention of Overheard in New York. [link]

Defamer (June 19, 2006)
Defamed quote on Overheard in New York [link]

Gawker (June 16, 2006)
Gawker quote about Overheard in New York [link]

Curbed (June 13, 2006)
Curbed article on Overheard in New York and Overheard at the Beach [link]

Cosmopolitan (June, 2006)
Cosmopolitan (Australia) feature on Overheard in New York

Gawker (June 1, 2006)
Gawker feature of Overheard in New York quote on the verbing of Angelina Jolie [link]

New York Post (May 31, 2006)
25 Things Every New Yorker should know, mention of Overheard in New York (book) [link]

The Corey & Jay Show (1003. Little Rock) (May 19, 2006)
Feature on Wedding Betting [link]

New York Daily News (May 19, 2006)
Quote from Overheard in New York [link]

Wonkette (May 19, 2006)
Quote from Overheard in New York [link]

Canada.com (May 18, 2006)
And they lived unhappily ever after by Mark Stachiew. Feature on Wedding Betting [link]

Boston Globe (May 17, 2006)
Welcome to the New New York by Alex Beam. Feature on Overheard in New York. [link]

Design Interact (May, 2006)
Interview with Mary Brodie about Overheard in New York [link]

Metro NY (May 15, 2006)
My Day by Heidi Patalano. Interview with Overheard's editor.

Hochparterre International (May 15, 2006)
Feature on Overheard in New York (German) [link]

Entertainment Weekly (May 8, 2006)
The Must List. #9 on the list of must-haves in NY.

USA Today (May 8, 2006)
Have you heard? by Angela Gunn. [link]

New York Magazine (May 8, 2006)
Show and Tell: Harvey Pekar, mention of Overheard in New York [link]

Yahoo (April 23, 2006)
Yahoo Pick of the Day (Wedding Betting) [link]

Salon (April 19, 2006)
The Fix, quoting Overheard in New York [link]

O Globo (Brazil) (April 17, 2006)
"Casamento", feature on Wedding Betting, by Sergio Maggi [link]

De Morgen (Belgium) (April 14, 2006)
"Lang en gelukkig," feature on Wedding Betting, by Astrid Wittebolle [link]

HUMO (Belgium) (April 13, 2006)
Feature in Belgian magazine [link]

USA Today (April 12, 2006)
Your engraved invitation by Angela Gunn. Feature on Wedding Betting [link]

User Friendly (April 10, 2006)
Link of the Day (Wedding Betting) [link]

El Tiempo (Colombia) (Mar. 28, 2006)
Feature on Overheard in New York as capturing the subway experience [link]

The Daily Orange (March 22, 2006)
Interview with Overheard team. [link]

CNN (Mar. 17, 2006)
CNN Headline News segment on Overheard in New York.

Dateline (Mar. 12, 2006)
Feature on Overheard in New York by Josh Mankiewicz, Dateline correspondent [link]

Reuters (Mar. 2006)
Reuters TV segment, In New York, the world listens in feature on Overheard in New York. [link]

Bloggie (Mar., 2006)
Overheard in New York winner of the Bloggie award for the most humorous blog [link]

Columbia News Service (Mar. 2, 2006)
Syndicated article on Overheard in New York

WNYC (Mar. 1, 2006)
Discussion and interview about Overheard in New York on the Brian Lehrer Show. [link]

New York Sun (Feb. 24, 2006)
"Collecting Street Talk" by Gary Shapiro. Feature on Overheard in New York. [link]

Boston Herald (Feb. 22, 2006)
"'Till death do us part" by Rochelle Stewart. Feature on Wedding Betting. [link]

Daily News (Feb. 19, 2006)
Feature article on Overheard in New York

NPR Morning Edition (Feb. 16, 2006)
Overheard in New York editor interviewed about book and site; segment selected as Editor's Pick on NPR.org. [link]

Gothamist (Feb. 12, 2006)
Review of Wedding Betting [link]

Fashion Week Daily (Feb. 8, 2006)
Quoted Overheard Editor

Breakup News (Feb. 6, 2006)
Review of Wedding Betting. "We wish it had been our idea." [link]

Sunday Independent (South Africa) (Feb. 5, 2006)
What's Hot. Feature on Overheard in New York. [link]

Reuters (Feb. 3, 2006)
Overheard editor interviewed for Welcome or not, cell phones set for NY underground by Ellen Wulfhorst [link]

Air America (Feb. 2, 2006)
Overheard in New York featured on Air America Mornings

The Situation with Tucker Carlson (Jan. 30, 2006)
Interview with Overheard in New York editor [link]

Star-Telegram (Jan. 30, 2006)
Did he really say that? by Heather Svokos. Feature on Overheard in New York. [link]

NY Post (Jan. 26, 2006)
Snubway by Maxine Shen. Overheard in New York editor interviewed. [link]

Stanford Daily (Jan. 25, 2006)
More tales from the city by Navin Sivanandam, on Overheard in New York [link]

NY Metro (Jan. 13, 2006)
Look who's talking: A city in conversation by Paul Berger, feature on Overheard in New York [link]

Metro NY (Jan. 12, 2006)
Look who's talking: A City In Conversation by Paul Berger

Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Jan. 8, 2006)
Overheard in New York is listed--alongside Jon Stewart--as part of the Fab five [link]

NY1 (Jan 6, 2006)
Creators Of Website "Overheard in New York" Talk About New Book [link]

Sydney Morning Herald (Dec. 19, 2005)
Now Listen Here by Barry Divola. Feature on Overheard in New York [link]

Museum of Modern Betas (Dec, 2005)
Feature on Pointment [link]

New York Sun (Dec. 1, 2005)
Visual Eavesdropping on the Streets of New York by William Meyers. Discussion of Overheard in New York. [link]

New York Times (Nov. 25, 2005)
Placing Ads in Some Surprising Spaces by Stuart Elliott. Mention of Overheard in New York. [link]

Der Spiegel (Nov. 16, 2005)
Spying on New Yorkers, Feature on Overheard in New York [link]

D Magazine (Nov. 4, 2005)
Feature on Overheard in New York [link]

BBC News (Nov. 2, 2005)
Having Your Say, featured guest analyzing French riots [link]

The Grand Island Independent (Oct. 25, 2005)
'Odd, Observed' welcomed for future columns by George Ayoub. Feature on Overheard in New York. [link]

Neural (Italy) (Oct. 25, 2005)
Overheard in New York (profile in Italian newspaper) [link]

TV2 (Norway) (Sokk i kjeften. Feature on Overheard in the Office)
http://pub.tv2.no/nettavisen/fhm/article482058.ece

Animal (Fall 2005)
Overheard editor profiled as part of an article about the top New York blog editors.

GridSkipper (Oct. 20, 2005)
Review of Overheard in New York (book) [link]

Good Day New York (Fox) (Oct. 20, 2005)
Review of Overheard in New York on WNYW-TV

ABC News (Oct. 19, 2005)
Feature Segment on Overheard in New York and Overheard in the Office on WABC Eyewitness News in NY [link]

PC Magazine (Oct. 17, 2005)
Overheard in the Office named one of the top 101 websites (again). [link]

Times (UK) (Oct. 13, 2005)
Overheard in the Office featured [link]

Village Voice (Best of NY) (Oct. 12, 2005)
Overheard in New York featured as one of the highlights of NYC [link]

BBC (Oct. 12, 2005)
Overheard in New York featured on the Jimmy Franks show

Newsday (Oct. 11, 2005)
Full-page article and front-page of Part II feature on Overheard in New York. [link]

Google Current (Sept. 19, 2005)
Feature on the Google TV station on Overheard in New York

BBC Radio 4 (Sept 2005)
Cliche Finder featured on BBC Radio 4 [link]

BBC Radio 2 (Sept 2005)
Cliche Finder featured on Steve Wright's program on BBC Radio 2 [link]

Yale Herald (Sept 2, 2005)
Is anybody listening? Yes. by Celeste Ballard. Featuring Overheard in New York. [link]

Toronto Globe and Mail (August 31, 2005)
When the next cubicle is a broadcasting booth by Susan Pinker. Featuring the Business Jargon page. [link]

SolutionWatch (August 30, 2005)
Pointment: The faster way to schedule meetings [link]

The Morning Call (August 29, 2005)
Bloggernaut, Article & Interview about Overheard in New York [link]

Slate (August 18, 2005)
Feature on Overheard in New York. (Strongly Recommended.) [link]

G4TV (August 17, 2005)
Feature on the Cliche Finder on the video game TV station [link]

Utne Reader (August 11, 2005)
Feature on Overheard in New York [link]

Curbed (August 5, 2005)
Feature on Overheard in New York [link]

Canada.com (August 2, 2005)
Featured Overheard in the Office [link]

AOL (July 28, 2005)
Blog of the Week: Overheard in the Office [link]

Best Week Ever (VH1) (July 22, 2005)
Overheard in the Office Featured [link]

Yahoo UK (July, 2005)
Featured Site: Overheard in the Office [link]

The Times (London) (July 17, 2005)
That's amazing: In tune for a little more conversation (feature on Overheard in New York) [link]

Observa (July 14, 2005)
Feature on both Overheard sites in the Uruguayan paper. [link]

Air America (July 8, 2005)
Interviewed on Morning Sedition, regarding Overheard in New York [link]

Toronto Star (July 2, 2005)
Feature on Overheard in New York [link]

NPR (WNYC) (June 30, 2005)
Interviewed on the Brian Lehrer Show, regarding Overheard in New York [link]

Writer's Edge (June 25, 2005)
Feature on the Cliche Finder [link]

The Sun (UK) (June 24, 2005)
World's coolest websites by Lachlan Cartwright [link]

Time Magazine (June 20, 2005)
50 Coolest Websites 2005. Overheard sites named the "coolest" websites of 2005, and the first ones listed in the blog category. [link]

Best Week Ever (VH1) (June 9, 2005)
Featured Overheard in New York [link]

Gawker (June 8, 2005)
Overheard cited [link]

Village Voice (June 6, 2005)
Review of Overheard in New York [link]

Information Week (June, 2005)
It's as 'Easy as Pie' by Thomas Peck, p. 39

Outils Froids (June 1, 2005)
Review of Pointment [link]

The Morning News (May 19, 2005)
Overheard in New York chosen for the 2005 Editor's Awards for Online Excellence [link]

MSNBC (May 12, 2005)
Review of Overheard in New York [link]

Boing Boing (May 6, 2005)
Moment of Overheard Zen (feature on Overheard in New York) [link]

Guardian (April 30, 2005)
Pick of the Day: Overheard in New York [link]

Defamer (April 28, 2005)
Chronicles of a Publicity Stunt Foretold?. On Overheard in New York's Tom Cruise gossip. [link]

Gawker (April 28, 2005)
Fudgepacking Edition. On Overheard in New York's Tom Cruise gossip. [link]

Selling on the Internet for Dummies (2005)
Features the Cliche Finder website

Irish Echo (April 27, 2005)
The Grapevine enters the Digital Age, by Jill Sheehy [link]

New York Daily News (April 22, 2005)
Okay, go bloggin' my heart. Feature on various blogs, mentioning Overheard [link]

San Francisco Examiner (April 21, 2005)
What's on the Web, by Peter Brown [link]

Lifehacker (April 21, 2005)
Pointment online meeting scheduler. Feature article on Lifehacker [link]

Brian Lehrer Show (April 15, 2005)
"The Mighty Pen." Featured website (Overheard in New York) on program [link]

The Transcript (April 9, 2005)
Poking your nose into other people's business, by John Mitchell [link]

PC Magazine (April 6, 2005)
Overheard in the Office named one of the top 100 websites. [link]

Wil Wheaton (March 25, 2005)
Overheard in New York featured as Best of the Internet [link]

O Globo (March 20, 2005)
CONEX’ES DE RUA by Helena Celestino (article on Overheard in New York) [link]

Details (March, 2005)
Overheard in New York, p. 85

Gawker (February 2005)
Recipe for a Great St. Patrick's Day [link]

New York Times (February 10, 2005)
Overheard Conversations and Jungle Guides, by Lisa Napoli, Circuits p. 3 (feature on Overheard in New York) [link]

Washington Post (January 30, 2005)
"Overheard in the Office," pg. M02 by Michelle Hainer [link]

Time Out NY (Jan. 27 - Feb. 2, 2005)
Feature article about Overheard in New York

NY1 (Jan. 13, 2005)
'In the Papers' TV Segment on the Overheard sites [link]

New York Post (Jan. 13, 2005)
"Overheard over here" feature article on Overheard in New York & Overheard in the Office [link]

ClickZ News (Jan. 4, 2005)
"MWW Debuts Blog Marketing Practice" quotes me on using blogs for PR purposes [link]

MWW Press Release (Jan. 4, 2005)
MWW, 11th largest PR firm in the US, puts out a press release announcing their partnership with me [link]

Miami Herald (Dec. 21, 2004)
Overheard in New York [link]

Guardian (London) (Dec. 21, 2004)
Overheard in New York [link]

Yahoo! Web Site of the Day (Dec. 20, 2004)
Overheard in New York [link]

Chicago Sun-Times (Dec. 1, 2004)
Richard Roeper lists my website Overheard in New York as the first of his favorite websites. [link]

Learning Circuits (June 7, 2004)
Feature on WordCounter in the educational technology magazine [link]

VilaWeb (June 5, 2004)
Profile of Walking Around in Catalan daily [link]

Gawker (May 21, 2004)
My guide to New York's ethnic neighborhoods profiled in popular gossip site. [link]

New York Post (April 9, 2004)
"She's Can-do Condi" by Dan Kadison [link]

Bangkok Post (April 21, 2004)
On Computers by Bob and Joy Schwabach featured my Cliche Finder website. [link]

O Globo (Nov. 6, 2002)
Colunas, Sérgio Maggi. Profiled my Cliche Finder website. (Portuguese.) [link]

KM World (Oct. 2002)
Manage the "Other Half" of your Knowledge, Kamoon. Quoted as an expert in Knowledge Management. [link]

Boston Globe (Aug. 1, 2002)
"Having a Good Conversation is Tougher than it seems" by Larry Cohen. Feature & Profile of me and my Random Thoughts newsletter. [link]

Washington Post (Aug. 10, 2001)
"Nickel and Time," review of my Inflation Calculator website

New York Times (April 18, 2001)
"Really Plugged-In People Reveal Really Useful Web Sites." [link]

Financial Times (March 17/18, 2001)
Webwatch by Desmond Macrae: Money's Real Value. Feature on various websites of mine.

Time Magazine (Oct. 2000)
Cliche Finder featured in Time Digital monthly insert

ABC Eyewitness News (Sept 2000)
Featured Trabble Restaurant Review

Slate (June 5, 2000)
"The Midlist Reader's Bliss" by Timothy Noah featured the Inflation Calculator

UPN News (Jan 18, 2000)
Computer.com segment featured the Cliche Finder

USA Today (Dec. 31 '99)
Web Site of the Year

Minneapolis Star Tribune (May 17 '99)
"Speed Up Surfing" featured Cliche Finder

Wall Street Journal (Oct. 15 '98)
"Watching the Web" featured the Cliche Finder

Christian Science Monitor (July 16 '98)
"Einstein's Revolutionary Vision" mentioned Albert Einstein Online

University of Pennsylvania Arts & Sciences Magazine (Spring '98)
"Making Knowledge Cool: The Penn Education of Steven Morgan Friedman." Profile of Me. [link]

CNN (Dec. 11 & 30, '97)
Cliche Finder featured as the "Site of the Day"

Yahoo Web Site of the Week (Dec. 1 '97)
Best website of the week (Cliche Finder). [link]

Pennsylvania Alamanac (Sept. 2, '97)
"Penn in 1830." Feature on me and my historical Research [link]

Chicago Tribune (Aug. 14 '97)
"Web Teems with Student Homepages" featured my Student Homepages website. Also featured in Atlanta Journal and Constitution ("Free access inspires deluge of student homepages, July 23 '97); Dallas Morning News ("College students turn home pages into hobby," Aug. 22 '97); Houston Chronicle ("Live Online," July 30, '97); New York TimesComputer News Daily ("College Students Blanket the Net with Homepages," July 28, '97).

Washington Post (Nov. 28 '96)
"Pennywise" feature on the Inflation Calculator

PC Week (Sept. 25, '96)
"The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly," featured Resources on Web Style site.

Yahoo Web Site of the Week (April 15, '96)
Best Web site of the week (Student Homepages). [link]

Book Reviews

Publishers Weekly (Jan. 2006)
"A book that packs a laugh on nearly every page...This is New York at its rawest and funniest." [link]

ELLEgirl (Jan. 2006)
"***1/2" (out of ****)

Playgirl (Feb. 2006)
Spotlight Review "It's the Big Apple true to its core."

Daily News (March 2006)
"Life's little sound bites, overheard in the best, loudest and surely the chattiest city in the world."

AOL BookLists (May 2006)
"The creme de la creme of overheard moments are now compiled in book form." [link]

Awards

Bloggie Awards (March 2006)
Overheard in New York winner of the Best Blog award in the Humor category [link]

Bloggie Awards (Jan. 24, 2004)
Overheard in New York chosen as a finalist for the best Community Weblog 2005 in the "Oscars" of the Blogs [link]

General Alumni Society Student Award of Merit (Spring '98)
U. of Penna. Senior Honor Award

Effect Project for Undergraduate Research (Spring '97)
Won grant to pursue research

Lillian and Benjamn Levy Award for Undergraduate Writing (Spring '97)
Won award for best non-fiction essay of the year.

Long Island Math Fair (Spring '94)
Gold Medal, for best student computer program written that year, A statistical analysis of the cyclical nature of American politics

Software Development

Languages
Perl 5 (including DBI, DBD::MySql, DBD::Oracle and LWP modules and regular expressions), Linux (including Samba), MySQL, Apache (including mod_perl), CGI, HTML/DHTML.

Culture

Languages
Spanish (fluent; lived in Argentina);
French (studied; created French-language Web guide to the University of Pennsylvania; lived in Toulouse);
Asturian (speaks at home);
Portuguese (studied);
German (studied);
Hebrew (studied).


Piano (Spring '92)
Performed at Carnegie Hall for Piano Teachers' Congress of New York.

References

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