People call me The Community Guy
Life is funny. Enjoy it.
Most of the time, pain and suffering isn’t something you want to see on display. But let’s be honest: sometimes misery is funny… assuming you’re only observing someone else’s pain. The internet is a great tool for helping to remind us that we’re all going to hell for laughing at said misery. Here’s a few […]
Social Media Revolution
The sheer volume of amazing stats in this video makes my head hurt. Seriously, seriously hurt. This is a must watch.
Healthcare Reform Explained by Dan Roam
Thanks to Lee, I stumbled on this incredible presentation by Dan Roam, author of “Back of the Napkin“, a great book about visual thinking and explanation. Dan explains the current healthcare debate in great detail, yet utter simplicity. This is a must watch (must click?) for all of us. Healthcare Napkins All View more documents […]
Iran blames Twitter, Google for its woes
Makes you wonder if the Facebook and Twitter downtime was coming from Iran…. Following on the heels of an unprecedented mass trial of 100 opposition figures a week ago, Saturday’s session at Tehran’s Revolutionary Court focused on the British Embassy’s chief political analyst, Hossein Rassam, a local staff member of the French Embassy, Nazak Ashfar, […]
Choosing difficulty (one for the space nerds)
If you’re a space nerd, you’re going to love WeChooseTheMoon.org. What is it, you ask? Wechoosethemoon.org is an interactive experience recreating the historic Apollo 11 mission to the Moon in real time. Once where only three men made the trip, now millions can. Live event begins 9:32 AM EDT July 16, 2009. Exactly 40 years […]
Twitter reaches 11% of online Americans
Wow. Still think that twitter is “pointless and dumb”? Online microblogging services like Twitter, a popular social media tool for many media companies and television networks, are used by 11% of online Americans, according to a research report conducted by Pew Internet & American Life Project in December and released today. That’s up from 9% […]
Facebook traffic benefits from 25 Things
I recently blogged about the TIME Magazine article that railed on the 25 Things meme. Turns out, the meme was of huge benefit for Facebook. From RWW: According to the latest data from Compete, four times more people than usual visited the ‘Notes’ section on Facebook in January. Compete estimates that close to 20 million […]
When will Facebook learn?
Sarah Lacy posted on TechCrunch about the Facebook Terms of Service debacle. You know, the one where Facebook (again) made major changes (again) without properly considering their users (again) or vetting the changes in front of the user base (again). I asked Kelly—on this, the third major user uproar the company has faced on privacy […]
Bad Blog Advertising
Is anyone else as irritated by the bouncing belly fat ads that seem to have taken over every blog ad network?