Citizen Journalism cuts out the middleman

Over at the Future Shop Techb­log I pos­ted this item about the dif­fer­ence between journ­al­ism 40years ago (when we were land­ing on the moon) and today. The upshot is that the Tech is cut­ting out the middle­man, and mak­ing journ­al­ism more access­ible to every­one. But is it qual­ity journ­al­ism? Does hav­ing a J‑school sheep­skin really […]

From the archives: April 1, 2003 — Networking — what’s it all about…

I’ve decided to take a look back at some of the con­tent I’d pub­lished pre­vi­ously. This ran­dom, ongo­ing ‘fea­ture’ titled From the archives will let me review older posts, and maybe add new insight that only the dis­tance of time can provide. Today’s inaug­ur­al item is par­tic­u­larly timely as we head into a reces­sion with […]

From the ‘so simple why didn’t I think of it’ category

A friend of mine poin­ted me to this bril­liant post (via iPhone Cent­ral) The concept is simple; Scan the front and back of all your bar­coded mem­ber­ship cards, and carry them around in your iPhone. To test it out I went to the loc­al hard­ware store and asked the girl behind the counter if she […]

Why get an iPhone when your Windows Mobile can be just as swank?

Life­hack­er has this cool art­icle show­ing you how to pimp your Win Mobile to be all iPhoney. …you can cus­tom­ize your Win­dows Mobile phone to emu­late sev­er­al of the iPhone’s more inter­est­ing fea­tures, like the iPhone’s home screen, flick-scroll con­tacts, and the fancy slide-to-unlock. You’ll need an applic­a­tion — avail­able here, and some free time […]