What the hell is SocialTechPop?
SocialTechPop.com is a premier popular culture and technology blog. The blog, is run by a group of homegrown Chicago technophiles. SocialTechPop reports on emerging digital technologies, start-ups, incubators, events, and society's affects and influences on technology.
It isn't enough to recognize that technology exists and impacts our daily lives. Rather Social Tech Pop detects, uncovers, and explores the fabrics that tie our society together in this emerging digital age. SocialTechPop Founder Jess Loren added, “Chicago is home to some of the most famous and successful tech businesses in the industry. It only makes sense to launch the premier tech blog right in their own backyard.” Buzz is growing, and the city is excited for Social Tech Pop.
Society, technology, and popular culture. They all impact one another, and now Chicago will have a voice to infuse excitement into what will soon be the leading city for technology in America.
If you have any ideas, stories, products, an event, a new business, or anything related to technology, social media, or pop culture, let SocialTechPop.com know!
Jess Loren is an energetic entrepreneur and start-up savant who specializes in the team-based execution of innovative ideas. The co-founder of Chicago social media marketing and business technology solutions company Kambio Group & tech/pop culture blog SocialTechPop, Jess is not only a fluent expert in the present state of social media, but a visionary with an eye toward the future. In her projects, Jess combines the effects of cutting-edge technology with the connectivity of social media, and examines how they play a role in determining the next big thing. Jess has contributed across the industry, working with everyone from Fortune 500 companies to a company that hosts the “largest bar crawl in America.” .
Justin DiSandro joined SocialTechPop at its inception in 2010. He has been integral in growing the blog by working closely with the technology and the pop culture community. His sarcastic wit and charm has earned him numerous writing awards and accolades, and his absurd knowledge of all things ‘pop' has earned him recognition throughout the entertainment industry. His writings have appeared in countless magazines, literary journals, and documentaries, as well as being quoted by a variety of scholarly studies and film fests.
Kristen Micek (@KristenMicek) holds a BA in English with a minor in Digital Cinema from DePaul University, where she is currently pursuing a MA in Media and Cinema Studies. She is a Digital Media Strategist at Kambio Group and Senior Editor at SocialTechPop. She's been published in NewCity and contributes film reviews to CrimeSpree Magazine. Kristen is always trying to learn about the newest technology trends, as well as spending an inordinate amount of time reading or watching movies.