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Tell Me Something Good

Lori Culwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lori Culwell

There is not a week that goes by in my capacity as a Search Engine Optimization and Marketing Professional (a field I've been working in since the dot...

Met Home Gets the Hatchet

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charlotte Safavi

Only yesterday Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. announced the closure of the magazine fondly known as Met Home to the urban, sophisticated home decor cognoscenti.

50 Most Annoying Things About The Internet

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Last month we listed 50 things being killed by the internet. Now here's a selection of the trends we wish could be consigned to the waste bin - the mo...

Life After Print: URB Magazine 2.0

Raymond Leon Roker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Raymond Leon Roker

While many have quickly lamented URB's print hiatus or reminisced about our long legacy, there is also an unfortunate feeding frenzy on even the hint of print's presumed, imminent demise.

A Christmas Tail

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Safavi

Like millions of other pet owners, I have bought my spoiled pet a special Christmas present. This year, 52% of pet owners plan to buy gifts for their pets. In spite of the economy, our beloved animals are living large.

Chi-Town Daily News Founder Launches Chicago Current

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Next month, the former Chicago Tribune reporter will start another journalistic endeavor, Chicago Current. ...

Remixing the Book

Hugh McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Hugh McGuire

Writers will probably always want to keep control of their work, but who is to say that the particular collaboration between a writer and her editor results in the best possible book?

Off Line, On Life

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dr. Jim Taylor

The title of this post refers to an epiphany I had over my New Year's weekend. I had a realization about my relationship with technology, namely, I was exhibiting symptoms of technological addiction.

Glenn Beck Loses Claim Against Web Site Creator's

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A web site mocking Glenn Beck's integrity has won a claim brought against it by the Fox News commentator accusing the site of violating trademark righ...

The Evolution of Technology

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dr. Jim Taylor

Have you ever thought about how far we've come in our ability to connect with others and how far we'll go? I've been thinking a lot about connectivity recently and have always found that looking back to where we came from can help us better understand where we are today and, more importantly, where we may be going in the future.

A New Approach Towards Chinese Web Censorship

Jim Cashel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Cashel

Past entreaties to the Chinese government from both internal and external organizations have had little impact on censorship policy. This is a serious and intractable problem.

Internet Could Get Clogged During Flu Pandemic, Officials Warn

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

(REUTERS) But the Homeland Security Department accused the GAO of having unrealistic expectations of how the Internet could be managed if millions beg...

theblogpaper: The First User Generated Newspaper

Piers Fawkes | Posted 10.07.2009 | Media
Piers Fawkes

With the long anticipated demise of one of London's premier free newspapers, thelondonpaper, there has been a perceived opening in the market for other, fresher publications to fill the void of the fallen tabloid monolith.

Most Innovative Web Site Designs Of All Time: Inspiration And Ideas From Elite Designers (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Web can be a repetitive and boring place. Many Web sites look the same or are created based on the same basic principles. Fortunately, that's not...

Web Could Run Out of Addresses By 2010, Warn Internet Experts

Telegraph | Claudine Beaumont, Technology Editor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A survey, conducted by the European Commission, found that few companies are prepared for the switch from the current naming protocol, IPv4, to the ne...

Full Throttle to Hyperlocal News in Czech Republic

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

In the Czech Republic, "news cafés" are springing up, where people can relax, meet, down some brew, see their local paper being produced, mingle with editors and contribute copy.

Green Wheels

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Charlotte Safavi

No matter how many or how few people in Iran remain dissatisfied with the state of affairs, so long as they show their green and voice their heartfelt longing for reform, the movement is alive.

Microsoft: Office Web Apps Preview Launched

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Microsoft has launched a limited beta test of its Office Web Apps cloud computing software to rival Google Docs and Zoho. Follow Us On Facebook An...

The Pentagon Gives Us a Teachable, New Media Moment

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

The Pentagon plans to issue new restrictions that will make a serious attempt to restrict access to social networking sites.

New York's Digitized Dems Can Take Over City Council Sept. 15

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Diane Francis

Obama supporters -- about one million registered Democrats -- can vote in next Tuesday's local primary election, and only a tiny fraction of this number could swing the results.

How The Huffington Post Can Pay Its Bloggers

Michelle Haimoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michelle Haimoff

As brilliant of a strategy as hiring legions of unpaid writers is, there is a catch. Eventually, the only writers that will write for free are writers that can afford to write for free.

It's Not Easy Being Green

Charlotte Safavi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Charlotte Safavi

With ever-tightening restrictions on international press organizations in Iran, social networking sites have continued to play a critical role in imparting news from and about Iran.

Top "10" Green Twitter Tweeters (Who You Should Follow)

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Waylon Lewis

Just three active months on Twitter later, I've gained 4,900 followers -- and, more importantly, Twitter is among my web site's top ten traffic sources.

Why Wolfram Alpha Flopped

Peter Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peter Schwartz

Let's be blunt: Wolfram Alpha is terrible because Stephen Wolfram doesn't respect and fear data.

How to Fill Yankee Stadium's Pricey Empty Seats

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

Given that the team's super-rich owners used taxpayer subsidies to help finance their gilded ballpark, it serves them right that they're losing some revenue.