This afternoon my daily walk in the neighbor took me down Woodmont Avenue, one of the most beautiful streets in Berkeley. I was listening to a podcast of Jerry Michalski’s Yi-Tan Conversation about tagging that I’d missed due to a conflict last Monday. A motorcycle comes by, stops, and turns around. Continue reading
If you have a tough time believing that a self-organizing group of volunteers can create value, look at this narrated time-lapse screenshow of Wikipedia’s definition of Heavy Metal Umlaut.
Our brains convince us that what we see is real, while it’s actually an illusion our consciousness makes by connecting the dots.
Neuroscientists Continue reading
I thought I was going to write an article on visual learning this evening. That was before I popped into Google Earth. Before being acquired, this was Keyhole. I tapped in my home address and zoomed from space to a satellite photo that shows my house. From there, I flew across the United States to my Continue reading
Friday, June 24, 2005
If you’re reading this on the net, cut on your speakers and listen to this.
Hold it! Did you listen or not? This is important. The transportability of sound is going to shake the foundations of media and training. Go back and listen now. Then continue reading this short Continue reading
There’s a new blog in town: Bill Bruck’s. Maybe he’ll help us make blogging more interactive. Bill characterizes blogs as Commentaries, Clippers, and Travelogues. I’d never thought of Internet Time Blog as a travelogue but if you count armchair travel, I guess it fits.
I’m arriving at Seatac tommorow Continue reading
Jakob Nielsen’s useit.com is ten years old! Ten years ago, slow dial-up connections were the prevalent on-ramp to the net, and large graphics gummed up the works. Jakob’s site remains almost entirely text. For a supposed usability expert, this defies all logic.
Here’s a rare graphic from Jakob’s Continue reading
This Thursday I’m headed to Gnomedex 5 in Seattle. The topic is blogging and syndication; many blog cognoscenti will be there.
Every now and again, Sylvia Paull invites a group of people to drop by the Hillside Club in Berkeley to focus on a hot topic. This evening, Uta and I attended a presentation entitled Got News? Citizen Journalism with Dan Gillmor, Becky O’Malley, and Peter Merholz.
Becky O’Malley, executive editor Continue reading
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