Today’s LA Times asks a good question: Is Mark Zuckerberg in over his hoodie as Facebook CEO? Business writers Walter Hamilton and Jessica Guynn dig into an issue that I suspect some of us have seen before, and it’s remarkable that the clamor over Zuck specifically hasn’t been louder for some time. Should Mark Zuckerberg, the social […]
If you haven’t yet seen Mark Hurst’s piece on Google Glass over at Creative Good, you need to. You really, really need to. A lot of times cool new gadget and service roll-outs mainly just affect the manufacturers and the people with the cash to buy them. Sure, there can be collateral damage – World of […]
I am not, ordinarily, afraid of rising early. However, when it is winter and 4am and one of the mizzly-drizzly-dawns where the fine rain settles into every warm crevasse, nestling down and sapping all heat, it better be a good reason. This particular morning I had risen, dressed and driven to the centre of Cape […]
There are still nights when the nightmares take me. I am in the shop I made, standing behind the till. My wares are on the shelves and I wait for customers who never come. I see them passing by the windows, looking in. Their faces, a mixture of curiosity and contempt I dare not interpret. […]
The term “citizen journalism” is not an excuse to withhold pay from bloggers. The Huffington Post has never even made a token attempt at figuring out how to pay bloggers.
When Windows Vista was released earlier this year it was greeted by yawns and much boredom. Dell and other hardware retailers declared that users were demanding that they keep their existing operating system range. Microsoft, with so much invested, must have been somewhat nonplussed. Open-source fans (and Apple, at the other end of the spectrum) […]
There were periods when I didn’t think that. Are things ever going to settle down? When is some normalcy going to settle in in your life? It never really does. â€” Vietnam War veteran Mike Kentes, who attended the Nov. 13, 1982, dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, says he believes he is better for […]