topherjryan.com Lifelong student. Culture hacker. Writer and context fan. Frequents sidebars. Both, aspiration and perspiration are very important. This personal space will frequently discuss technology and culture, and sometimes business. My interests may change, but the common theme has always been how (/why) people use *things* to inform purpose. If you would like to guest post or collaborate,...
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07/03/2012 How Instagram Makes Communities Better, Featured at SpinSucks 07/23/2012 Foursquare Integrates Social into Company DNA, Featured at Digital Pivot 07/30/2012 Fooducate Scores a Healthy A+ App Review, Featured at Digital Pivot
Social Composition Blog (02/14/12 - 07/18/12)
Content | Business | Design Social Composition is a space dedicated to examining digital culture and its relationship to society, with focus to: Business & Marketing Digital Communication Personal Development Strategy The unexamined life isn’t worth living.
Popular Culture at Examiner.com (03/25/11 -...
I was a Popular Culture Examiner (Manhattan, NY) for 1 month. I wrote five articles and realized our goals didn’t align. During my stay I talked about gender, digital communication, the contemporary critic, New York sports, TV, and one lonesome meme. I like most of the things I said here: Christopher Ryan’s Examiner Profile
Social Media Sharks Blog (03/30/10 - 06/30/10)
Alongside two other entrepreneurs, I competed in the 2010 Binghamton Local Development Corporation & Entrepreneurial Assistance Program Business Competition. Our business plan/model was for business-to-business social networking and consumer/customer engagement, with emphasis on promoting local value. Here is the associate blog, Social Media Sharks.
Tau Alpha Upsilon Newsletter (2009)
Managing Editor to the Tau Alpha Upsilon Fraternity newsletter, fall 2008 – fall 2010. With permission, I am able to showcase two of the front page spreads for our alumni newsletter publication. Alumni Newsletter, Fall 2009 Alumni Newsletter, Spring 2009