Twitter engineer Ian Chan is on a hot streak. No, not at his job (at least, not that I know of). He’s kicking butt and taking names in a poker tournament with big money at stake: As of 10 pm PT, Chan is ranked in the top five players out of the 3,000-plus people that entered the game. How do I know all of this? He’s live-tweeting the whole thing. I’m not watching him alone. Many of his colleagues at Twitter — Director of Platform Ryan Sarver, monetization chief Adam Bain, sports and entertainment head Omid Ashtari — are cheering Chan along in the appropriate manner: Via Twitter, of course. Read the full story at All Things D.
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, co-founder of Metacademy, and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and his latest book, Blockchain - Cryptocurrency, NFTs & Smart Contracts: An executive guide to the world of decentralized finance, is an Amazon #1 Bestseller. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.