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GOLDEN NOTEBOOK: Plugging Into The Future

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Conniff

The conventions of the book require an obvious organizational structure. The multi-media web is the new book--the Supernovel --and it is inherently open-ended.

iForget: How the iPhone Killed Memory

Matt Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Matt Stewart

The iPhone is a gorgeous, near-perfect device that reads minds and moves planets. It's also destroying the traditional concept of memory.

Court Upholds Anonymity On The Internet

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Maryland's highest court has ruled in favor of Internet anonymity, saying Web sites involved in defamation suits don't have to reveal the identity of ...

Another Point of View: The Internet is Neither Friend nor Foe of Participatory Democracy

Eric K. Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric K. Clemons

The internet simply moves the war of the parties and their funding machines, not just the battle of ideas, to a new domain.

Ridding the Internet of Child Porn: Filtering Isn't the Answer

Jillian York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jillian York

Wikileaks recently posted the filtering lists of Denmark and Finland, effectively publicizing a slew of child pornography sites.

Con Games: Time For Newspapers Is Past

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Conniff

Print publications in general don't have a direct relationship with the individual customer. They don't know who their readers are and they don't know what they want.

Liberals Try to Counter Conservatives on Twitter

Stefan Deeran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stefan Deeran

Conservatives are currently better connected than progressives on Twitter through their use of hashtags, a code users paste inside each tweet which tags posts that are relevant to specific audiences.

Look Who's Following me... Yikes!

Julia Bovey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Julia Bovey

Someday, coal-fired electricity plants will likely be able to capture and store their global warming pollution, and that's something that NRDC encourages, as long as it's done well.

How the Huffington Post Helped Save a Life

Matthew and Peter Slutsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matthew and Peter Slutsky

In March 2008, I asked readers of HuffPost to reach out to reporters and bloggers to help tell the story of Turk Sabri Bogday, who at the time faced unjust execution in Saudi Arabia.

Terrorists, Rebels Now Masters Of The Internet

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elisabeth Braw

Ten years ago, when Dr. Gabriel Weimann, a communications professor at the University of Haifa, started monitoring terrorist websites, there were 12. Today there are over 6,850.

Chief Technology Officer to be Transformational?

David Kralik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Kralik

Technology and the Internet were crucial to helping elect Barack Obama president and it will be crucial to the success of his administration.

Life is Short. Have an Affair.

Carine Fabius | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carine Fabius

What do you think about a site that makes it easy to find people interested in having affairs? I'm thinking this is not geared to the younger set, but rather to aging boomers.

The Icelandic "Facebook Revolution"

Sigtryggur Magnason | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sigtryggur Magnason

Icelanders don't have the culture of crowds. There are no subways, no train stations, so Facebook has made a great social impact and has played a vital role in the days since the economic crash.

Obamerica's Digital Congregation

Aimee Liu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aimee Liu

Thanks to digital organizing, Obama now has a secular congregation as big as America. That congregation elected him. Now that same congregation is going to practice the values that he has preached.

The Final Jack Myers Media Business Report. It's Time to Get Into the Game.

Jack Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jack Myers

Our industry is faced with an advertising depression, a rapid acceleration of media fragmentation, and audience shifts to non ad-supported media.

Milestone

Earl Pomerantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Earl Pomerantz

Ideas are like twinkling slivers of understanding. They flash in your mind, and you go, "Yeah!" It's not usually the whole thing that comes to you. Just a fragment.

The 10 new Golden Rules for Living in a Web2.0 World

Rick Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rick Smith

The 21st Century has ushered in new social media applications. But with access to these tools granted across the entire Bell curve of intelligences, it seems as if we have handed out guns to chimpanzees!

Why the Youth Vote Is the Big Story -- For 2008 and for Decades to Come

Eric Greenberg and Karl Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Greenberg and Karl Weber

We'd like to state the case for the youth vote as being crucial in understanding the Obama victory and what it means for the future. The youth vote deserves a lot of respect in its shaping of the electoral map.

Facebook Journalism

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

Randi Zuckerberg: "When journalists can really engage with this audience and enlist Facebook users to market and share their content, that is such a powerful way to share credible news and information."

Smart Growth: Three Simple Steps to Help the Economy and the Planet

Bill Shireman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bill Shireman

Taxes aren't just too high, they're too dumb. Whenever we put a tax on something, we get less of it. Yet, incomprehensibly, we continue to tax the things we want more of.

OMG & POS Computer Predation Overstated

James Mulvaney | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James Mulvaney

Most of my professional experience involving sexual predation involves undercover stings where some pervert starts up a conversation with a willing "teenager" who turns out to be an undercover cop or agent.

Is the Long Tail Shorter Than We Thought?

Hugh McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Hugh McGuire

If everyone can cheaply produce media -- music, text, video, sound, and photos -- then much of it is going to be of little interest to most of us.

The Israel/Gaza Facebook War

Jessica Olien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jessica Olien

Status Updates on Facebook have a whole new tone to them these days. In the past week these innocuous little descriptors have been replaced by some heavy war-petting, Israel style.

Why Academics Should Blog

Hugh McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Hugh McGuire

I've been reading a fair bit of academic writing. I've come to the conclusion that all academics should blog.

Bailout Confuson -- All Over The Web (Salient Links)

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen C. Rose

By Stephen C. Rose Each morning I dutifully post links from sites I value for their news sense or opinion pertinence. Today the general theme is bai...