Stuck in my head = Spirit of the Radio by Rush (trust me, you know the song: the words of the prophets profits are written on the studio walls) as covered by Sound of Urchin with Jack Black not resisting the urge to join them on stage. The Urchin in question is a band that […]
On a personal note, a movie I gave about seven weeks of my life to as a Dolly Grip has opened in the usual “selected cities” and is getting great reviews. Off The Map was lots of fun to work on, and good work. Campbell Scott directed, Juan Ruiz-Anchia was the director of photography (and […]
Precious little new content popping up here, I know, but (excuse coming) I have been working on setting up my mom’s blog… She’ll be speaking at WPPI next week, and I’ll be working the merch table in the back of the Las Vegas Ballroom at Bally’s Hotel and Casino Tuesday March 22nd. Meanwhile, I’m thumping […]
Here’s what we need to truly democratize information:
1. Free broadband internet access in the poorest parts of the country/world.
2. Inexpensive/subsidized/donated/free computers and a tiny bit of training for the same
poorest parts of the country/world.
Spending the afternoon, as usual, at the library in full-on-study/clearly-not-addicted-to-my-feeds-via-bloglines mode. I usually glance around at what people are reading/studying/clearly-not-studying around me, and the glaring amusements today = a girl with her highlighter out and textbook open, unabashedly watching a full episode of Smallville on her laptop + the guy about 4 feet away from […]
“convergence” is the new “synergy”
The Professor who teaches my grad class is about to give a presentation on Convergence – he attended a seminar a few weeks ago at the Poynter Institute and came back full of ideas. What’s convergence? Here’s what Larry Pryor from the USC Annenberg School of Communication adapted from the talk he gave at the […]
[UPDATE: Yes, I wrote this quite awhile ago, and have updated very little I’m in the process of updating it in September 2005 I updated it in September 2005, then touched it up in March of 2006, then again in September 2007, and yet again way out here in March 2009, but man, things move […]
Here’s what Scoble had to say about his visit to SJSU.
Robert Scoble, Microsoft Technical Evangelist, spoke today at San Jose State University, where I am a graduate student in the Journalism & Mass Communications Department. Scoble was apparently a student there in the early 1990s and was kind enough to speak first to a gathering of Journalism students in the offices of the school newspaper, […]