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October 15, 2007  3:44 PM

Blog Action Day: Synchronize your environmental blogging and try green computing today!



Posted by: GuyPardon
blogging, community, culture, data center, e-cycling, e-waste, energy efficiency, environmentalism, green, volunteer

Thanks to the ever-observant Cory Doctorow (whose Eastern Standard Tribe I thoroughly enjoyed last week), I've discovered that today is Blog...

October 4, 2007  10:05 AM

IPTV update: Free classes from UCBerkeley on YouTube; BoingBoing goes to online video



Posted by: GuyPardon
academics, blog, college, cool, courses, culture, free, fun, gadgets, humor, information, Internet, IPTV, multimedia, new media, podcasting, public domain, resource, video

As reported by the AFP, the University of California at Berkeley has created a dedicated channel on YouTube for more than 300 hours of classes and events. Videos include peace and conflicts studies,...


August 29, 2007  1:43 PM

Latin phrase cheatsheets to impress your friends and colleagues



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
cheatsheet, culture, free, fun, humor, information, languages, lifehack, useful, word meanings

Last week I sent out a quiz about Latin-derived terms: Quiz: For Latin Lovers Latin is a dead language, As dead as it can be. First it killed the Romans And now it's killing me. Years ago, when Latin...


August 27, 2007  12:26 PM

Facebook: A social network evolves into a social utility



Posted by: GuyPardon
applications, business, buzz, buzzword, collaboration, college, community, creativity, culture, data, directory, discussion board, education, entrepeneurship, innovation, interesting, Internet, mashup, new media, portal, privacy, programming, public domain, recruiting, Security, Silicon Valley, social, social networking, social publishing, startup, trend, Web 2.0, Web applications

What can I say about Facebook that hasn't been said? Newsweek has placed Mort Zuckerberg, the founder of the social networking giant


August 7, 2007  3:31 PM

LOLcats: I can haz control of the Internet meme space?



Posted by: GuyPardon
blogging, buzzword, cool, creativity, culture, fun, humor, image, interesting, Internet, social networking, tag, visual, word meanings

Sometimes, Internet memes are just too powerful to ignore. Especially for a blog that delves into online humor at times. Witness the rise of the LOLcats. For me, the tipping point may have been when a fellow...


June 14, 2007  11:19 AM

Lexiblographing: On the many flavors of blogging



Posted by: GuyPardon
blog, blogging, commentary, culture, information, interactive media, Internet, new media, podcasting, RSS, social, social publishing, Technology, trend, Web 2.0

In honor of International Weblog Day today, the Word of the Day from WhatIs.com is Pepys' diary. A weblog, put...


May 14, 2007  2:14 PM

Codemonkey: The new media model for creative, Web-savvy musicians?



Posted by: GuyPardon
buzz, commentary, cool, creativity, culture, entrepeneurship, fun, interactive media, interesting, Internet, mashup, MP3, music, new media, public domain, social publishing, songs, video

Last week, as I caught up on my backlog of podcasts, I heard a song on net@nite that Amber and Leo were laughing -- hard -- over. The tune was...


May 7, 2007  9:07 AM

Corporate culture: What do you wear to work?



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
culture

1960  When I was a little kid growing up in suburban Poughkeepsie, New York, it was easy to spot the Dads who worked at IBM. They all wore the IBM (I've Been Moved)...


April 23, 2007  4:24 PM

Lifecasting: Streaming video netcasts of an individual’s life



Posted by: GuyPardon
blogging, buzz, culture, feeds, interactive media, interesting, Internet, Mobile, podcasting, social, social publishing, trend, video, Web 2.0

If you Google lifecasting, the odds are that you'll find lifecasting.org at the top of your search results, a site dedicating to "lifecasting artists" who make 3D copies of living human bodies. The current


April 23, 2007  4:13 PM

AssignmentZero: Wired applies crowdsourcing to journalism



Posted by: GuyPardon
business, buzz, collaboration, commentary, community, conversation, crowdsourcing, culture, forum, information, interesting, Internet, news, participation, social publishing, trend, volunteer, Web 2.0

Welcome to "pro-am journalism," "an attempt to bring together professional writers and editors with citizen journalists to collaborate on reporting and writing about the rise of crowdsourcing on the Web. Inspired by the open source movement, the goal of


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