By Martin Bosworth Earlier this month my fellow Scrogue Gavin Chait and I discussed the ins and outs of creating a centralized standard for social networking–basically being able to migrate your “online […]
Basic principles for building America’s Internet future
By Martin Bosworth Crossposted at Open Left. Senator Dick Durbin has begun a several-night series of conversations with the blogosphere on how to build a set of principles for improving American broadband […]
There’s nothing sexy about starving for your art
By Martin Bosworth Writing at the Huffington Post, blogger Susan Madrak does an excellent job of eviscerating a pet peeve of mine–that the progressive community substitutes psychic income for good wages: I […]
By Martin Bosworth The L.A. Times had an interesting article today about the creators of online newsmagazine Pasadena Now, and their move to outsource city council coverage to reporters based in Bangalore, […]
A Tale Of Two Web Media Wars
By Martin Bosworth There were two interesting stories today that involve the confluence between media, people, technology, and the ability of these three to influence each other.
The Battle For Better Broadband
By Martin Bosworth A few days ago in my post celebrating the victories of the Save The Internet coalition, a certain fly in the ointment challenged me on a few points in […]
Will alternative payments spell the end of credit cards?
By Martin Bosworth Originally posted at Private Intelligence. Feel free to comment here or there. Although American consumers are currently slow to adopt paying bills by mobile, much of Europe and Asia […]
A social entrepreneur you’ve never heard of … Raymond Ackerman
When Richard Branson or Oprah Winfrey arrive in South Africa to distribute largess you are left in no doubt that these are television stunts designed to maximise their brands. Too much showmanship […]