Newspapers are not important, but they are boring.– Sorry, traditional media. You’ve already lost my four year old son. And based on an informal survey of his classmates, he’s not alone.
BREAKING: 2010 Reindeer Games awarded to North...
The reason Yahoo didn’t care about a technique that extracted the full...– What Happened to Yahoo, by Paul Graham. Definitely worth a read.
Still, entertaining with unemployment rates around 10 percent requires a degree...– A-List Parties - More Taste, Less Flash - NYTimes.com On behalf of my fellow un/under-employeds, thank you for your restraint, A-listers.
I know it seems I only post to complain about...
If the job involves traveling to local businesses to hand out coupons dressed as the mascot, “marketing manager” is probably a stretch, title-wise.
Do you think there could still be anything today for kids, teenagers growing up...– Lemmy interview [via] Something changing kids’ lives that I’m already old enough to hate? You heard it here first: Sub-literate textspeak is the new Buddy Holly!
If I were living in NYC in the ’50s, I’d be a modernist painter, in the ’60s I...– Richard Blakeley (via soupsoup) I know I usually don’t believe life was ever better than it is now, but blogging sucks in comparison to doing things. (via wallsconcesandgreenshutters) In the ‘10eens I’m gonna be a HESHER. (via summerofmegadeth) Maybe the problem is in thinking that blogging is...
TechAmerica suggests that to combat the drain in tech jobs, the nation needs...– Tech Jobs Took Hit in 2009 - NYTimes.com How about, on top of those things, computer hardware and software that kids are able to screw around with easily and safely? The “computers” kids are most likely to be familiar with are phones and game consoles, and they don’t really...
One binary that might actually be relevant in that regard, Christakis suggested:...– Nicholas Christakis on the networked nature of Twitter » Nieman Journalism Lab In a couple years, once advertisers figure out how to quantify it, your CPM will be determined by how easily you can lead your audience by the nose. Begin taking appropriate steps now.
This evolution raises some questions: If the company uses tools of journalism...– — NYTimes.com Ugh: balance, distinct from truth, described as a virtue in and of itself. New journalistic projects aren’t striving for that; they’re formed in reaction against that.
More than ever, it’s good to be part of something large,” said Ken...– —mediaweek.com This, right here, is exactly why you go to an analyst for analysis.
Indeed, the news of the suicide—and Harold’s possible connection to the...– “Yeah, just reading it over now. Hmm? No! I loved that bit, I didn’t think it was too much at all. I mean, what else would they talk about? I know! But before we can post it, I think you need to come up with a cliche for the other end of the spectrum. Needle them a little, too....