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Ian Lamont
Works at i30 Media Corp.
Attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Lives in Massachusetts
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How to live-tweet events
Yesterday I had a chance to give an online presentation about using Twitter to cover breaking news or share information about live events. The event was hosted by Mediashift, a media education and training site that used to be part of PBS but is now run as ...
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Latest #leanmedia presentation segment, inc. examples from Led Zeppelin, Simpsons, HuffPo
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Part 2 of my #leanmedia presentation: Media ventures are different than tech startups. #leanstartups
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Lean Media In 30 Minutes presentation, Part 1. Covers history of #leanmedia and connection with #leanstartup
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Google Plus in the old days (2011).
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Our latest book launched today! Topics include research best practices, connecting with relatives, online research, genetic genealogy, solving “brick wall” mysteries, genealogy road trips, and how to share charts, data, and family stories. #genealogy
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Part 4 of my #leanmedia presentation, which demonstrates how to use the Lean Media project planner. #leanstartup
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The new MIT Sloan logo: Not everyone likes it, but they got one thing right
Earlier this week alumni of the MIT Sloan School of Management received an email from the school about the new branding. It included a logo sample. While the school obviously spent a lot of time and effort on this, the reaction I have seen from alumni has b...
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How much do LinkedIn job ads cost?
Last fall The New Yorker published an article about LinkedIn's founder , Reid Hoffman. LinkedIn is a huge social network focused on professional connections. It is used by more than 400 million people worldwide. It was a puff piece that reflected the arroga...
Last fall The New Yorker published an article about LinkedIn's founder, Reid Hoffman. LinkedIn is a huge social network focused on professional connections. It is used by more than 400 million people worldwide. It was a puff piece that reflected the arrogance of the Silicon Valley elite, ...
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Ardoch Scotland revisited
Last year I wrote a post about Ardoch, an abandoned Catholic village in the Scottish Highlands from whence my forebears came from (see Lamont genealogy and the lost hamlets of Glengairn, Aberdeenshire ). Since that post, I have conducted additional research...
Last year I wrote a post about Ardoch, an abandoned Catholic village in the Scottish Highlands from whence my forebears came from (see Lamont genealogy and the lost hamlets of Glengairn, Aberdeenshire). Since that post, I hav...
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This post/video is getting a wave of traffic ... how to get rid of the "ding" or "swoosh" when an iPhone gets/sends email.
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Founder. Early adopter. Serial blogger. Closeted rocker. And other things that don't rhyme. In 30 Minutes™ author and publisher.
Education
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Business, Entrepreneurship, Digital Media, 2010 - 2011
  • Boston University
    Bachelor of Science, College of Communication, 1987 - 1991
  • Harvard Extension School
    Chinese History, 2003 - 2008
  • Taipei Language Institute
    Mandarin, 1993 - 1999
  • Boston College
    IT & Web programming, 2000 - 2001
Work
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Digital Media Startup Founder
Employment
  • i30 Media Corp.
    Founder, 2012 - present
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Massachusetts
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Taipei - London - Boston - Taiwan