The Global Market

Click image to stop on one picture, mouse up or down to pan, click again to continue. Here’s a whole new take on the global market and media mashups. This kaleidoscopic stream displays 35 images I shot at public markets in London, Seattle, New York City, in...

Twitter + Thriller = Twiller

Several weeks ago in Hooked on Twitter I pondered whether microblogging had spawned a new literary form. Evidently it has, as Matt Richtel writes in the New York Times last weekend: You might remember the novel in its earlier form; it had a cover, and many pages,...

Who’s in Your Social Network?

Though summer reading does not summer blogging make, now Labor Day has past it’s time to catch up. One of the more intriguing ideas to hit my radar in August is Scott Traylor’s post on the size of online social networks: How is it that some members of...

Hooked on Twitter

Everyone is asking me about Twitter lately: “What is it?” Microblogging. “Does it serve any purpose?” Lets you follow and communicate — 140 characters at a time — with friends, colleagues or (from the Twitter home page once...

Social Networking Etiquette

Social networking used to be so simple, a forum to say or discuss what’s on your mind and meet others who are on the same page. However as more people get on the bandwagon — students, moms, bosses, clients, recruiters, HR departments — the rules are...

Steampunk’d Social Networking

Artist Paul St. George’s steampunk sculpture wryly suggests that using technology to create social networks predates the web, wiki and blog by at least a century. When it opened to the public two weeks ago, the London Telegraph described St. George’s...