How Twitter Will Change the Way We Live

Oh this is rich. Not. At least that’s what I thought reading the headline How Twitter Will Change the Way We Live on Time.com this morning. Though far from a die-hard devotee I think that of all the Twitteriffic stories in circulation Steven Johnson has nailed...

Virtual Play Patterns

My colleague Scott Traylor of 360 Kid regularly writes thoughtful and timely pieces about kids, toys and digital media, and his latest article for the May 2009 issue of Playthings Magazine is no exception. What Works For Virtual Play? – Questions to Ask About...

Susan Boyle Meets the (Social) Media

Just minutes after West Lothian phenom Susan Boyle walked onto the stage of Britian’s Got Talent last Saturday night, even snarky Simon Cowell’s heart was melting under the brilliance of her song. So too everyone fortunate to be watching the show live...

Still Not Getting Twitter?

Are you still mystified by Twitter? In this video from TED, Twitter co-founder Evan Williams describes Twitter’s roots and reveals many of the ideas driving its growth have come from Twitter users themselves. Though Evan’s presentation isn’t the most...

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. As a user of WordPress and advocate of the new convergence I think...