Imagine a society in which kitchens are rare. No one has one in their home. Everyone has to go out to eat three meals a day. As a result, the society employs quite a large number of professional chefs to work in the few large kitchens, cooking food for everyone else. Now imagine that technological […]
George Packer may not be right about Twitter, but he’s right on in his assessment of political journalism. In this blog post he calls out specific writers in specific pieces for focusing entirely on political performance and perception. Importantly, he puts this sort of empty journalism side-by-side substantive reporting on other issues in order to […]
It may seem like a stupid question. Why not go to TED, if you could? It’s full of brilliant and influential people. And celebs, if you’re into that. Anyone who’s ever watched a TED talk knows how thought-provoking they are and how addictive watching them can become. So why not go to TED? Well this […]
I may not own an NBA team, but since everyone and their grandmother seems to be weighing in on the future of news and journalism, I figured I’d share some thoughts. That’s a big part of what this blog is supposed to be about, after all. It’s not intended to be a unified theory and […]
Thoughts on Will Wilkinson and James Fowler’s bloggingheads on social networks.
I’ve been putting this off for far too long. It’s been well over a year that I’ve been looking for an outlet to share my thinking and reading on how the internet is changing human communication and collaboration. But I kept delaying diving in. I wanted more than just a blog – I wanted a […]