scoble on the iphone line

robert scoble is blogging while waiting online for an iphone in palo alto. i saw his photo on the front cover of the express this morning (pdf) and got all geeked up. the blog is a great read because the line in palo alto is a who’s who of compu-hipsters. bill atkinson, the pioneer apple […]

Hatshepsut found and other Egyptology notes

Egyptologists think they have Hatshepsut’s mummy in a humble tomb in the Valley of the Kings. A news conference is scheduled for Wednesday. Kind of ironic timing, we were just in Philly over the weekend where we saw the Tutankahamun exhibit at the Franklin Institute. It was mobbed and very dark, so our small kids […]

online conversation: slate's fray

Amay Gahran has posted a great item about Slate’s public discussion forum, The Fray at Poynter Online’s E-Media Tidbits Blog. Slate launched a new Fray on June 4th after asking the users how to Fix the Fray. Given Poynter’s audience, Amy asks “What can news organizations learn from the Fray?” But really, EVERYONE PUBLISHING ONLINE […]

a quote for the social mediaistas

via my inbox: It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion, it is easy in solitude to live after your own; but the great man is he who, in the midst of the world, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. –Ralph Waldo Emerson

our latest acquisition: big red moose

we saw this piece, big red moose, by linda taynahza, when we were at sundance this winter and haven’t been able to stop thinking about it. so we contacted her recently and completed the purchase today. when we first got together, gabriella and i stated an intention to get one piece of art a year. […]

Attention economy

I’ve become very interested in the concept of attention economy since Steve Rubel posted “The Attention Crash” on his Micro Persuasion blog. The one constant we have is time. While we are preaching about non-linear storytelling and interactive experiences to break out of linear narratives, we can’t escape that time is a linear constant. as […]