• Quote of the Day

    “Today, we are taking the CBS Audience Network directly to the user. In launching the CBS Audience Network we solidified our position as the most widely distributed professional content provider on the Web thanks to our great video distribution partners. We now want to empower our audience to be creative and deepen their experience with… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day

    “Blogging consistently 5 days a week year after year is like going to the gym 5 days a week year after year. It takes a great deal of dedication, commitment, and discipline to stay at that level over time. Yeah, anyone can go to the gym to workout 5 days a week for a short… Continue Reading

  • Knight Foundation–$12 Mil funding for hyperlocal and citizen media services

    The Knight Foundation announced the winners of its News Challenge awards today, including grants for projects helmed by Lisa Williams, Jay Rosen, J.D. Lasica, Adrian Holovaty, Amy Gahran, Paul Grabowicz, and Ethan Zuckerman. It’s exciting to see over $12 million dollars given out to support innovation in participatory journalism and citizen media–bloggers, academics and small… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day

    “When we first started studying life stories, people thought it was just idle curiosity — stories, isn’t that cool? Well, we find that these narratives guide behavior in every moment, and frame– not only how we see the past but how we see ourselves in the future.” — Dan P. McAdams, a professor of psychology… Continue Reading

  • Technorati redesign: Nice work, fellas!

    Technorati’s redesigned itself, and the work is …smooth. Back in 2003, Technorati was one of the first of the blog search engines (I remember much discussion of the merits of searching XML feeds versus blog posts/HTML), but now, with Google Blog Search, Sphere and many others, it’s had to push to stay serviceable. This new… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day

    ” Our entire culture in Silicon Valley is based around technology and entrepreneurship, and all the talent is imported from around the world. It doesn’t matter what color you are, what God you worship or who you choose to sleep with. All that matters is the products that are built and the technology behind them.”… Continue Reading

  • Back in the USA

    Well, the trip to Peru is over, and it was amazing. I’ll be posting pictures and info in a series of travel posts, either her or at Vox. Short version: It was a great vacation, and Peru is a place I will definitely return to. Now, psyched to be back!

  • More note on Peru

    Short version: I am loving this trip, and loving this country. We flew into Lima from San Francisco and headed out early the next morning for Cusco, a mountain town that reminds me of Boulder(Colorado) , Granada (Spain) and Lisbon (Portugal) ans yet that is totally unique and of itself. Now we´re outside of Urubamba,… Continue Reading