• Quote of the Day

    “There are no words to explain my rage. These people were supposed to be our friends.” –Missouri mom Tina Meier, quoted in a NY Times story reporting how her 13 year old daughter Megan killed herself after a relationship with an online boyfriend ended and she was subsequentlycyber-bullied. The boyfriend turned out to be the… Continue Reading

  • feminist tech geek

    Sarah Dopp just told me that when she googled “feminist tech geek” one of my posts came up first.. that is so cool. One of my 2008 personal resolutions is to think through more what those words mean, and how, at this point in time, with feminism at a third wave I am trying to… Continue Reading

  • AdBrite raises $23MM: Department of Wow

    So AdBrite management Philip Kaplan, Iggy Fanlao and Paul Levine have gone and raised $23 MM from Sequoia Capital to build out their self-serve ad network. Like, wow. AdBrite is pretty much a one stop ad placement shop for third-party publishers, with both display advertising and a product for monetizing Facebook applications . The SF-based… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day

    “”On USA Today‘s site, I can comment on articles, submit photos, create a blog that lives there, participate in forums on the site and interact with other users on that site. We’re going to connect those interactions that are happening on these public Web sites back to the user’s Facebook profile…the publisher gets an expanded… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day, relationship edition

    “But here’s the thing no one ever tells you: you are not a slave to your attraction patterns. They can be changed. They were programmed into you in the first place, and you can work to reprogram them to suit yourself. (snip…) Virtually always, the person who “just isn‘t attracted” any more has completely accepted… Continue Reading

  • Noted

    USA Today: Can widgets cure cancer? No, but they can pretty darn near revolutionize everything else, according to this seal-of-approval story with nice quotes from Jeremy Liew and Adam Rifkin. InfoWeek: Cory Doctorow on FB, privacy, time wasting and stalkers–“Emails from Facebook aren’t helpful messages, they’re eyeball bait, intended to send you off to the… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day

    “Bitch is a word we use culturally to describe any woman who is strong, angry, uncompromising and, often, uninterested in pleasing men. We use the term for a woman on the street who doesn’t respond to men’s catcalls or smile when they say, “Cheer up, baby, it can’t be that bad.” We use it for… Continue Reading