We would all be better served if content creators covered things like breaking news, internet memes, etc. exclusively in short-form, without the expectation of compensation while at the same time freeing up more time and resources to go long when it really matters and when the topic and treatment are arguably more worthy of financial support.
Mark moved to Austin from Houston four or five months ago. He’s had a hard time finding work. “Tough economy,” he says. But this week he’s employed (sort of) providing internet access to data-starved conference goers at South by Southwest.
The “Homeless Hotspots” project has become the talk of the conference this year and elicited strong feelings on what is a complex issue.
Thanks to everyone who came to our SXSW panel this morning. If you missed it, here is some of the collected feedback from Twitter. We’re working on a longer, more detailed summary of the session and will have that up in the near future.
This morning Facebook made the widely anticipated announcement that the Timeline layout they rolled out to individual profiles will now also be rolled out to brand pages. Here are 5 initial things to think about as you digest these changes.
Much to-do has been made recently about Pinterest playing a bit fast and loose with users’ copyrights, but there is a related issue that is not only lousy from a legal standpoint but also dramatically affects user experience.
February 20, 2012 marked the 50th anniversary of astronaut John Glenn becoming the first American to orbit the earth. To celebrate, we re-constructed the mission (which lasted a little under 5 hours) in real-time on Twitter.