• Protey Temen

    I came across this striking picture taken by an artist/designer named Protey Temen who works at zunge design studios in Moscow, RU. His work is colorful, bold, interesting–I wish I could own a copy of this photo–and his illustrations are great, too. (Via ffffound) Susan sez: This visual curating and commenting is so addictive and… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day

    “My new FB strategy is not exclusively about “friends” in the truest sense of the word. Its about three layers of “friends” The first layer has my real friends. Those people who who I have actually met in real life and who I enjoy keeping in touch with. FB provides a great way to keep… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day

    “I didn’t believe it because Jamie Lynn’s always been so conscientious. She’s never late for her curfew. I was in shock. I mean, this is my 16-year-old baby.” — Lynne Spears, mother to Britney Spears and younger sister Jamie Lynn, commenting in People Magazine on news the 16 year old is preggers by a boy… Continue Reading

  • Best of luck, Scott!

    Scott Gatz is retiring from Yahoo! after 10 years–I want to wish him all the best. As one of the early RSS obsessives, I remember how so many of us lobbied Scott, who was one of the first product people at a large portal to develop an interest in RSS, and one of the first… Continue Reading

  • Interesting to note

    “…there is a persistent tendency for Democrats to participate more fully in social technologies. Looking at the index (all adults = 100), you can see that Democrats are at least 10% more likely to do just about anything involving social technologies. The Republicans are the opposite — they’re a lot LESS likely to participate (like… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day

    “One of the greatest lessons I have learned and continually must practice is that in order to really be in control, I must surrender. In the martial arts (and golf) things must be held lightly. Grabbing too tight, whether it’s my ego, my trowel, or my action lists, can be dangerous and ultimately ineffective. I… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day

    “…The Richter Scales guys are not evil, they were just lazy. Contacting all those photographers would have been really time-consuming. But it was the right thing to do, and they didn’t do it. This kerfuffle is their fault, not Lane’s.” –Derek Powazek, commenting on the Lane Hartwell/Richter Scales/YouTube situation Susan sez: Derek’s longer post is… Continue Reading

  • Noted

    Ev Williams: Will it fly? How to Evaluate a New Product Idea—a great post for everyone creating products. NYTimes: Nick Denton takes over as ME, Gawker. PEW Internet: New study on privacy and identity–Internet users are becoming more aware of their digital footprint; 47% have searched for information about themselves online, up from just 22%… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day

    “My intent for weblogs in 1997 was to make the web as a whole more transparent, via a sort of “mesh network,” where each weblog amplifies just those signals (or links) its author likes best. 1998-1999 was for me the Golden Age of Weblogs…” –J on Barger, who coined the term weblog 1o years ago,… Continue Reading

  • Quote of the Day

    “Winter crisp and the brittleness of snow as like make me tired as not. I go my myriad ways blundering, bombastic, dragged by a self that can never be still, pushed by my surging blood, my reasoning mind. I am in love with poetry. Every way I turn this, my weakness, smites me. A glass… Continue Reading