Can Diaspora restore social networking to personal control?
What we know is important, but how we interpret it is vital. Getting the NYTimes/PowerPoint narrative right requires a little more complex knowledge.
A sadistic challenge has been created for two presenters at the upcoming SSP Annual Meeting. Get in touch with your Marquis de Sade of PPT, and up the ante for us.
Jakob Nielsen releases his first usability studies of the iPad. Bottom line? Users are not being served, interfaces are “wacky.”
A short video tour of the Financial Times’ new iPad app — and a question.
This film from the early days of Facebook illustrates the perils of poor etiquette with online friendship generators.
E-readers are poised to go mainstream, yet publishers continue to be wallflowers. Haven’t we learned to dance at all during this last digital decade?
One year later, Twitter’s business services plans seem to be rolling out.
A new economic analysis of the time spent realizing a four-year degree shows decreases across the board since 1961. What does it mean? Why is it happening?
Facebook argues that its erosions of privacy reflect changing social norms. But is what it’s doing just plain wrong?
While building a new poetry center, construction stops so Bill Murray can share a few poems (and jokes) with the workers. A lovely moment, captured in video.
Does the power of prestige and prestige-granting organization confound the politics of the Web?
How we measure quality may be a form of vestigial elitism, stemming from the print age. And it may be holding us back.
Image by jdlasica via Flickr For scholarly publishers, librarians, and readers, the article remains the coin of the realm — a text-based narrative that strips data of all but its most superficial aspects and doesn’t integrate itself into the body […]
Is editorial knowledge generation the last “production shop” available for digital improvement?