Classic Northwestern roller coaster last Saturday – but it ended well this time. 2-0! A while back I speculated that using real names in the comments sections of websites would reduce their horribleness. Now that so many sites are implementing Facebook Connect comments, we have a chance to see how that’s shaped things. Anecdotally I’ve […]
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I managed to get an invite for Google+ — invites to new websites are the nerd red carpet — so I’m trying this thing out. Count me in with the chorus that thinks it’s pretty well done for what it is, but when Facebook and Twitter have spent years refining the social model, I don’t […]
Not too long ago, I was admittedly indifferent to this mobile thing, even as a professional digital dude. This was because: I had BlackBerrys for work and found them useful but nothing revolutionary; I mistakenly chalked the iPhone hype up to characteristic Apple-fan hyperventilation; I stuck to my old clamshell phone because I’m really cheap. […]
I logged in to Facebook today and saw this in my News Feed: “Don Graham and Albert Gore are now friends.” The liberal media conspiracy is real?
For a heavy but very good read, check out this New Yorker article on the interrogation of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. (h/t Mark.) For some reason we haven’t seen many big pieces mentioning the impact of extra-tough interrogation tacticsthe euphemism bell just went offon the interrogators themselves, but this piece notes that it’s not just the […]
Drop Internet knowledge, you say. Alright. I just read this interesting article (thanks, Jeremiah) from the BBC about how the Facebook – MySpace divide among teenagers also mirrors American class divisions. There’s certainly something to this. Not to prove a point from my earlier Jason Taylor post, but when I search high-school classmates on Facebook, […]