Week in Review: April 9, 2012

The Silicon Bayou has been buzzing with tech and entrepreneurial news. Here are the most popular stories published on Silicon Bayou News in the past seven days:

SBN Featured on Columbia Journalism Review: CJR writer Evan Simko-Bednarski spoke with our Editor-in-Chief Molly Oehmichen about the growth within SBN in the past year. She is quoted on founder Zach Kupperman and SBN’s roots, stemming from the initial need for an online tech publication in New Orleans.

More on Trademarks: In the second of a two part post, Andrew Legrand explains that you need to decide what class of good you want to protect. Classes determines which types of goods or services your mark will apply to.

Tulane Entrepreneurs of the Year: Greenbaum and AltmanJerry M. Greenbaum will be recognized as the Tulane Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year and Jay Altman as Tulane Outstanding Social Entrepreneur of the Year at the Tulane Council of Entrepreneurs Award Gala on April 13th, 2012.

Diversity Takes Center Stage on the Bayou: Inspired by a blog post by @ChristianGumbo, Molly Oehmichen explores how diversity is starting to become a sticking point in discussions around the local start-up, tech, and entrepreneurship scene.

Baton Rouge Tech User Groups Relocate Meetings to Tech Park: Four Baton Rouge area tech user groups are relocating their monthly meetings to the Louisiana Technology Park. The addition of new meetups further solidifies the Tech Park’s connection to the growing Baton Rouge startup and tech community.

All About You: Brad Goins: Brad Goins is the current editor of Lagniappe Magazine in Lake Charles. He writes a bi-monthly column, Up Front, which covers Louisiana business, politics, music and more. He believes the best features of Louisiana are live oaks at evening, fog at all times, crawfish pie and the bookstores and coffee shops of New Orleans.

Warby Parker Part One: Culture, Innovation, and a Culture of Innovation: Molly Oehmichen had the pleasure of interviewing Neil Blumenthal, co-founder and co-CEO of New York based startup, Warby Parker. They discussed New Orleans, perks of founding a great company, the culture of innovation, and more.

Louisiana Tech Brings Home Victories From Shell Eco Marathon: Louisiana Tech students came home from the Shell Eco Marathon competition in Houston last weekend with three victories. The team took first place in the Diesel Fuel competition in the UrbanConcept class with 488.7 MPG. They also claimed the Team Spirit award and the Design award.

Filter before you unfriend: how to not be a jerk: @heyitsmegan wrote this week about difficult Facebook friends and the proper etiquette for dealing with them. She shows how to block event requests from certain people without having to unfriend them.

Audiosocket Announces Partnership with MOFILM: The collaboration between stems from MOFILM’s network of partnerships with brands around the world who pump out content at an accelerated rate and need high quality music. Audiosocket solves this need with its high-quality catalog of 37,000 songs that come from more than 2,200 artists.

April Net2NO Recap: Principles You Need To Hear Again: Ryan Murphy recaps the latest Net2NO meetup featuring author of Blogging While Black, Shawn P. Williams. His presentation “Things I Want You To Know… That You Already Know… But I’m Going to Tell You Anyway” provided thoughtful advice for anyone on how to conduct oneself on the internet and in life generally.