• Quote of the Day

    “Enthusiastic Republicans don’t see the choice of Palin as affirmative action, despite her thin résumé and gaping absence of foreign policy knowledge, because they expect Republicans to put an underqualified “babe,” as Rush Limbaugh calls her, on the ticket. They have a tradition of nominating fun, bantamweight cheerleaders from the West, like the previous Miss… Continue Reading

  • Proud of the peeps: Gustav disaster prep online

    A few years ago, I sat in a meeting with Jeff Jarvis, Brian Oberkirch, Grace Davis, Andy Carvin and others and listened to everyone talk about how to handle disasters post-Katerina–and how we nerds could possibly help. That memory makes it especially sweet to see the Gustaveinformation center and tools many of the same folks–and… Continue Reading

  • QOTD: Gail Collins on Sarah Palin

    “t is conceivable that some people will think John McCain picked Sarah Palin to be his running mate because she is a woman. I know you find this shocking, but I swear I have heard it mentioned. McCain does not believe in pandering to identity politics. He was looking for someone who was well prepared… Continue Reading

  • Arse panel: Avoiding the Emily Gould Effect

    Arse Elektronika 2008 — “Do Androids Sleep with Electric Sheep?” — will take place at CELLspace (San Francisco). September 25 thru 28, 2008. My friend Viviane and I will be presenting a talk at Arse Elektronika 2008 — Sept 27th at  CELLspace (San Francisco). Here’s what we’re going to discuss–Avoiding the Emily Gould Effect“Oversharing”, sex… Continue Reading

  • Lisa is cooking

    So my Peoples Software co-founder Lisa Williams drove back from Boulder to Boston. It took 4 days and it was l–o-o-o-n-n -n-gggg. Lisa’s home now, tho, and she did a post about Family Dinner, a weekly supper she used to make back in the day (when I also posted my family dinners).Couple of things:a) Lisa,… Continue Reading

  • What I did on my summer vacation

    Andrew Hyde got the TechStars teams to take a break right before Investor Day and spend one hour making a LipDub video. We did The Wombats song, Lets Dance to Joy Division and it was a blast. The joke is that when people who don’t know me are going to ask what I did this… Continue Reading