“Hugs over Handshakes” is Jeff Pulver’s mantra, and this was quite apparent throughout the whole of the #140conf NYC. From giving a voice to the homeless to ending corporal punishment, #140conf managed to successfully pack a two-day conference with more do-gooders than you could see on any given season of Oprah. But don’t get it twisted: #140conf’s primary focus was indeed the state of now (with a large helping of social good on the side).
This is my first go at liveblogging, so be sure to cut me some slack. After a bit of confusion about entry and registration, I made it into the #fashion140 conference and took my seat (front row, of course). While we waited for the rest of the attendees to trickle on in, Jeff Pulver and Lily Berelovich gave their intro. I’ve highlighted some of the key moments from the first half of the conference, including what important lessons there are … Continue reading