[vimeo https://vimeo.com/2693857] Happy New Year! We celebrated at the beach, where I shot some quick video using the Nokia N96. One main reason I dumped iPhone 3G for the N96: To shoot video blogs. […]
Last night my daughter asked if I could buy a Santa hat for her to wear ice skating with friends. But I couldn’t find one anywhere. You would expect them to be sold out on Christmas Eve. Later, as I exited the UTC mall’s food court, I saw four security guards sitting around a table, the woman among them wearing a Santa hat. Surely they would know where to find one! I approached and cheerfully asked if they could suggest a store selling santa hats.
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8yqYhYiveQ] I love this! What a creative use of YouTube and Minnesota winter. They go so oddly together! But, damn, what a cliffhanger. I don’t want to wait until Spring to see if […]
I know because I read it in The New York Times—and I remember because I wrote that story. Jerry Flint
Who says that a dumb phone can’t be smart? Yesterday, I switched from iPhone 3G to Nokia N96. I love iPhone for its applications, but I want to create rather than consume content. This is […]
Last week, I heard Stephen Stills song (circa 1970), “Love the One You’re With,” while shopping at a supermarket. Some advice to heavy texters: Be with the ones you’re with. If you’re with a bunch […]
Seventeen days ago, I got my first new bike in more than a decade; I hadn’t ridden in that long. The Masi Speciale Fixed is a single-speed bike more often used for racing but agile […]
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zd8f9Zqap6U] Over at change.gov, President-elect Obama gave his first weekly video address today (via YouTube). What could go more oddly together than the first African American president and YouTube?
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jll5baCAaQU] Historic election!
My wife saw this pig at the mall today. Photo Credit: by Anne Wilcox
Here’s an example of blogging as bad journalism and the problem with the viral Web.
Gizmodo has a short post (Aren’t they all?) about the monumental influence of Wall Street Journal tech columnist Walt Mossberg. I know Walt, so I was immediately interested in the item, time-stamped 8:23 a.m. EDT today.
I meant to blog this on Saturday. I could have gone to a pool party using Facebook and Google Maps.
That’s what the Guardian says teens in the UK are doing. Uninvited. The meetup, or “dipping,” is coordinated using Google Maps to find outdoor swimming pools and Facebook (or other social networking services like Bebo) to set place and time; typically late night.