In the process of upgrading to Wordpress 2.5 - fingers crossed - hope is high.
Publish2 Gets Funded By Velocity Interactive Group →
Scott Karp is looking to usher in the next great age of journalism and now has a wad of cash to help make his vision reality. Can’t wait to see what comes from this.
Gotta bolt… John Adams is on and I do love me some historical drama.
What Journalism Needs: A New Business Model or a... →
Paul Grabowicz at MediaShift Idea Lab offers some interesting ideas on how to save journalism: change journalism. Doing the same work in a new model is madness. Things are changing, people are…
Thermo - Adobe Labs →
This app from Adobe may be a little ways away from general release, but it has huge potential. It’s something like this that can save all of those print based design folk from oblivion.
How magazines (the original social media) squandered their position and (almost) screwed the pooch with regard to the web. http://twurl. …
The full link to the magazine, social media, pooch screwing post. http://twurl.nl/hf0jne
How magazines (the original social media)... →
For what seems like centuries the magazine has been the state of the art in social media. The magazine has, more than any other medium, been a crucial element in the building of communities of…
Shuffle mode. No kids in sight. Wiggles. Skip? No. Groove. Pathetic.
CNN wondering if Obama is too “liberal” to be president. How many times have they wondered if Bush is too “conservative” to be president.
Funny - CNN calls the economy “issue #1” - yet they lead all their campaign reporting with Reverend Wright.
Or maybe CNN is just pro conflict - regardless of who it benefits - that’s it.
Seems to me that CNN is pretty much pro Clinton.
Wineass - Wine Reviews, Without the Bull →
After swimming through so many highbrow wine reviews it’s a nice change of pace to get some lowbrow perspective. I get the feeling wineass would do a nice job with reviews of other mind altering…
Marketing in the semantic web →
Building off of yesterday’s semantic tech guide is this post from Scott Birkner on the role of semantic technology in marketing. Found via comments on ReadWriteWeb - you must read the comments folks.
Why Print Mags Won't Die →
From Mediabistro’s FishbowlNY - the photos in this post prove the point… there are just some things that the medium of ink on paper excels at.
We just rickrolled the company softball email list - 45 people - wonder what the largest rickroll of all time is?
listening to Areaths Franklin’s version of “The Weight” with Duane Allman on slide - gold.
Gary Vaynerchuk drops some science, the kind of... →
I have been on the Gary Vaynerchuk bandwagon for a while now, and until recently I was just following his lead on wine. Lately though, @garyvee is really hitting a nerve in terms…
Semantic Web Patterns: A Guide to Semantic... →
Alex Iskold, posting at ReadWriteWeb, has a nice overview of what’s happening today in the world of semantic technologies. A peek into tomorrow.
Wine, Video and The Cult of Gary →
IF you don’t know who Gary Vaynerchuk is you should read this post and then head directly to tv.winelibrary.com and start watching - it’s hard to stop.
Am I a wimp because I’m afraid to jailbreak my iPhone?
Out of Print: The death and life of the American... →
Eric Alterman is worrying too much. Newspapers die - life goes on. A bloated professional news process is not necessary for people to be informed or have meaning. Good read though.
Things I have learned in my life so far →
This site, created by Stefan Sagmeister as an offshoot of his new book of the same name, elevates the idea of design beyond function and into art.
So Much for Barack Obama's 'Lead' →
Steve Kornacki - writing in The New York Observer - has a great tongue in cheek take down of the Clinton campaign’s ridiculous spinning of scenarios in which she gets the nomination
Woke up with “things we lost in the fire” still in my head. depressing but in a life affirming way.
David Carr Is Lost In A Dream Of Yesterday →
No matter how hard I try to see a way forward for newspapers they just can’t seem to get around their massive collective ego. This post by Stowe Boyd illustrates this perfectly.
Denouncing and Renouncing →
Stanley Fish on his blog at the New York Times says: “We should collectively denounce and renounce denouncing and renouncing.” Good idea. Then maybe we can start having substantive political…
Clinton Loses Nomination →
Douglas Rushkoff on why the media refuse to report reality. He ends with this scary thought: “It’s possible that the media’s persistent denial of Obama’s win could, eventually, undo the candidate. I…
An adjacency of opposites →
Tom Matrullo, writing on the FASTforward blog, notes the serendipity resulting from David Weinberger and Clare Hart speaking back to back at FASTforward08.
Trying to get off line and watch “Things We Lost In The Fire” so I can get depressed and go to bed.
Vampire Weekend -a punk- didn’t I hear that song in 1983?
Coloring easter eggs and watching shark boy and lava girl… Family friendly fun.
Heading out for a cigar and some conversation.
:Your Guide to the Mobile Web →
Mark Glaser at MediaShift with an informative post on the growing mobile web… a subject that has lit my mind on fire since I started using the iPhone.
Twitter, Twitter, Twitter →
It is fun to read the twitter epiphanies. George Siemens: “The speed of information sharing, and the growing awareness of what key learning nodes in my network are up to (thinking, doing, feeling),…
Wine Clubs and the Economy →
This post by Tom Wark at Fermentation correlates the number of Wine Club cancellations with the health of the US economy and finds that yes indeed, it looks like a recession.
Advertising Is Content; Content Is Advertising →
TechDirt with a basic primer on the nature of online advertising (which sooner or later will be almost all advertising). This stuff should form the foundation of a slate of new Madison Avenue…
In this corner… →
Jandos Rothstein in response to a recent FOLIO article about the Editor/Art Director relationship: ‘Itâs now that the culture has grown increasingly visual, and the cognitive walls between words,…
Talk is Cheap for Businesses →
This piece by Chris Brogan goes straight to the heart of the matter. Both in the post and in the comments you will find layered analysis and complex thoughts on just what social media means to…
Trying to figure out why Twitterrific is not working… again.
I can tweet from twitterrific but it’s not downloading updates.
Good Friday? It’s a fucking GREAT Friday!
Obama passport breach - it just goes to show - you can take Rove out of the White House, but you can’t take THE ROVE out of the White House.
sometimes I listen to music that cool people would never admit listening to.