Category Archives: Social Media

Christmas Comes Early for WordPress

While waiting for the coffee to brew this morning I glanced at Twitter and the first post on my screen read “WordPress 2.7 “Coltrane” released…” (props to ijafri for being […]

Wordcamp NY 2008

The inspiration for my post Burning Down the TV came from Jen Simmons presentation at Wordcamp New York last Sunday. The other speakers that day included Matt Mullenweg, co-developer of […]


I’m not really turning Japanese as this post’s title* suggests, but as a blogger and a Blogfather I was fascinated to learn that according to reports last year in Technorati […]

Tell the Raven

Unless you’re a red-meat conservative fundamentalist, the recent news from Alaska has been disturbing. Snow Job. Square Glasses. Need I say more? Finally, there’s some progressive news from the 50th […]

Hack the Debate

I trust you all tuned in last Friday night to see if McCain was going to show up? After such a tough week for the old maverick — suspending his […]

Who Sees WoW Better?

I began playing World of Warcraft when I was a suit for Pearson. Though I worked my way up to a L20-something Paladin, the daily 4 hours as a commuter […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

WordPress as a Social Platform

Earlier this year Automattic founder and WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg suggested on his blog that the future of WordPress MU (multi user) is social media. TechCrunch covered the story too. […]