Chris covers Ralph Nader’s announcement that he’s running for president. Again. Seriously Ralph, give it up man. As Chris points out, if Ralph honestly wanted to get the word out, why isn’t he jumping all over the social media opportunities he has in front of him (many of them free or cheap) to get the word out. Perhaps his ego has overtaken his own desire to affect change? Sad, considering that this time in the world is the best possible time for him to actually spread his message!
Brian shares an interview with Clay Shirky about his latest book.
To add a little hilarity to your day. If all commercials were this good, I’d hit fast forward a lot less on my DVR.
This is so cool!
Wonder who is actively spending time on WIkipedia, and why they are? I thought this page on Wikipedia was interesting, not so much by its existence, but by its crappiness. You’d think that of all the pages on the entire site, maybe save the homepage, this one would be incredible. Not so much.
Once again, SXSW Music gives access to hundreds of free songs from the bands that play the event. My problem has always been sorting through one song from hundreds of bands to find the stuff I really like. It’s a bit of a nightmare honestly, and I’m still finding songs from the 2005 SXSW showcase. I wish there was a way to categorize by preference based on user opinion. Something to crowdsource the process.
Search, once again, proves to be the powerhouse of digital business.
Disney Baby Einstein(TM) Launches New Brand Campaign Spotlighting Real Moms and Their Personal Stories
“The redesigned site provides a forum for mom-to-mom sharing by inviting moms nationwide to submit a photo of mom and baby together, along with personal stories about experiences they’ve had with their baby and Baby Einstein products.”