Paul Ford is the author of Gary Benchley, Rock Star, a novel that was originally serialized on The Morning News, where he’s a contributing writer. He is also an editor at Harper’s Magazine, an occasional commentator on NPR’s All Things Considered, and sole proprietor of Ftrain.com. He also writes Twitter posts of exactly six words […]
I appreciate that Misha Cornes of Organic has stuck his neck out by declaring that he’s “over Twitter.” Her reasoning is sound: Most people are not that interesting. There, I said it. Overall, the culture of self-promotion embedded in most social media applications bothers me. I know that listening to “life between blogs post and […]
David Armano is VP of Experience Design with Critical Mass, a professional services firm with a sweet spot for creating outstanding experiences.
courtesy of Twumble BTW, I started “playing around” with Tumblr last week. Like Ning, it’s an impressive offering. I just don’t know how much more active I need to be online. Not much more, is what I’m thinking.
Fred Wilson is Managing Partner at Union Square Ventures in NYC.
David Weinbrger is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School.
Anil Dash works at Six Apart. The funny thing about Anil’s tweet is the fact that “Dashes” is a clever twist.
According to The New York Times, Michelle Slatalla wanted to keep in touch with her kids via Twitter. But the kids resisted. They said it was spam, pointless and creepy in a surveillance kind of way. Walter J. Carl, an assistant professor of communications studies at Northeastern University notes: “The people who I see using […]
Eric Rice is a Silicon Valley based artist and designer. The chumby is a compact device that displays useful and entertaining information from the web using your wireless internet connection.