Iran and New Media

Three things really stand out about the current Iranian conflict. 1. User generated content is easily able to slip through any blocks that the government puts in place over traditional media.  Journalists were locked in hotels in the dark, while a protester sitting on a balcony can snap pictures and post on Flickr/YouTube/Twitter/Blogs. 2. Instead … 

 

I’ve got a Tumblr

I’ve realized that I’ve been running a Tumblr miniblog for months, and haven’t actually publicized it. While I prefer to use this blog to “write stuff” I do find a good amount of cool stuff as I’m online, and collect it all on Tumblr. Check it out!21stcenturydigitalboy.com The name is after a song by Bad … 

 

Thummit: Micro-reviews you can use

As I have recently moved into downtown Bethesda, and my girlfriend Alex has moved into Dupont Circle, we find ourselves eating out at a restaurant more often than not (even though we both love to cook). We’re always up for trying new things, so we rarely visit a restaurant more than once. For that reason, … 

 

The future of TV is here… kinda

A while back I had posted my thoughts on the future of television. Other people, such as Jeff Pulver, have also had this in their crosshairs. While others are entrenched in how we will watch TV, and where it’s coming from. I’m more interested in what we do while watching TV, particularly integrating the social … 

 

Facebook Day

The usual frenzy and buzz surrounding Facebook will peak today as Facebook has their second developers conference. Mike Arrington thinks he know whats going to be launched. Facebook payments platform Facebook Connect Three tier application system We’ll have to see what happens, but…. The Facebook payments platform will only work is if it is ridiculously …