Monthly Archives: August 2009

The Plight of Print’s Lucky Ones – Magazines – Gawker

The Plight of Print’s Lucky Ones – Magazines – Gawker. At least based on anecdotal evidence, it seems as if everyone has come to this realization at the same time. People also seem to realize that this isn’t just some transitional phase in which the wheat is being separated from the chaff, either; even the […]

The Future of News, Viewed From Aspen’s Rarefied Atmosphere

The Future of News, Viewed From Aspen’s Rarefied Atmosphere. Basically, this is the same conclusion that I have come to.

Dollar by Dollar, Patrons Find Artists on the Web – NYTimes.com

Dollar by Dollar, Patrons Find Artists on the Web – NYTimes.com. “a sustainable marketplace where people exchange goods for services or some other benefit and receive some value.” Kickstarter, a start-up based in Brooklyn that uses the Web to match aspiring da Vincis and Spielbergs with mini-Medicis who are willing to chip in a few […]

Wikipedia Will Limit Changes on Articles About Living People – NYTimes.com

Wikipedia Will Limit Changes on Articles About Living People – NYTimes.com. notable quotes from the story: Wikipedia has just surpassed three million articles, that freewheeling ethos is about to be curbed. “flagged revisions,” will require that an experienced volunteer editor for Wikipedia sign off on any change made by the public before it can go […]

The Pirate Bay Taken Offline By Swedish Authorities Updated | TorrentFreak

Image by biverson via Flickr The Pirate Bay Taken Offline By Swedish Authorities Updated | TorrentFreak.

Pad.ma

Pad.ma. On copyright.

Sentiment Analysis Takes the Pulse of the Internet – NYTimes.com

Sentiment Analysis Takes the Pulse of the Internet – NYTimes.com. Mining Internet content with algorithms that look at mood and feelings, as well as statements.

All the News That Fits: Liberia’s Blackboard Headlines – New York Times

All the News That Fits: Liberia’s Blackboard Headlines – New York Times.

BBC NEWS | Technology | Web tool oversees Afghan election

The system relies on two established open-source technologies to gather the election reports. The text messages are collected via a free-platform known as FrontlineSMS, developed by UK programmer Ken Banks. The system was originally developed for conservationists to keep in touch with communities in national parks in South Africa and allows users to send messages […]

Eircom to block internet access to Pirate Bay as other firms refuse – The Irish Times – Thu, Aug 20, 2009

Eircom to block internet access to Pirate Bay as other firms refuse – The Irish Times – Thu, Aug 20, 2009.