Has Wikileaks just reinvented investigative reporting? Is Flipboard the social magazine we’ve been waiting for? Can design hubs and templates can actually stir creativity at newspapers? Did Steve Jobs steal my old idea for the tablet? Opinions or insights? Let’s talk and share. We’ll share ours at a salon on current issues of creativity at […]
One way or the other, Flipboard will make you flip. The new Pad app is either the personalized, social magazine you’ve been waiting for. Or it’s just another slick, content thief that fails to deliver on a promise. At first flip, Flipboard is stunning (you have to download the app; the website is a brochure). […]
PitchIt! Challenge winner fine-tunes the details of their next-generation crowd journalism platform.
The irony of conducting an event called Tabula Rasa is that we’re not exactly bringing a clean slate to the discussion. Two digital media visionaries — Roger Fidler and Jeff Jarvis — are joining the conversation at Thursday’s activities at the Digital Sandbox Event Center in New York. It would be hard to create either […]
An update and some advice on technical sourcing from Lucas Sommer, founder of Audimated and We Media Pitch-it winner.
Our new project, WeThink, is an effort to explore new ideas and promote solutions to the challenges that our society is facing. It is based on the idea that we need to re-think the way we create, support, and sustain ventures as well as how we innovate. Susan Szenasy, the Editor in Chief of Metropolis, […]
My friend Newsasaurus, the found-art sculpture that resides in my courtyard, is puzzled (note the quizzical look in his portrait at the bottom). His living cousin, The Newsosaur, has reflected poorly on the citizen response to an otherwise endangered species. The Newsosaur affirms his namesake in a blog post that “non-profits can’t possibly save the […]
Our new project, WeThink, is an effort to explore new ideas and promote solutions to the challenges that our society is facing. It is based on the idea that we need to re-think the way we create, support, and sustain ventures as well as how we innovate. Rich Polt, who has spent more than fourteen […]
Associated Press CEO Tom Curley spoke with Dorian Benkoil of Teeming Media at the We Media conference in Miami on March 10, 2010 about the company’s strategy, plans and use of technology, as well as recent moves. Among other things, he said the company is still in talks with Google about use of AP content, […]
Fifty years ago, the memo that launched the space program and put man on the moon contained just a few, clear paragraphs. The U.S. government’s plan to expand the nation’s broadband is 376 pages – and that’s just the beta. There’s a story here about how the adoption of public policy hasn’t kept pace with a global, always-on world.