Category Archives: Media

Cypherpunks & Bradley Manning

Fresh off the Snowden NSA leak, I decided to spend my weekend catching up with Jullian Assange. The new Alex Gibney film, We Steal Secrets The Story of Wikileaks goes into much more detail than anything I’ve read or watched before … Continue reading

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What What: 5 Years & 46+ Million Views Later

It’s been 5 years since Bobby & Andrew innocently launched their hit video What What in the Butt but they are still making noise out in Los Angeles. “highlighting the occasion by projecting an iconic image from the piece (the pink … Continue reading

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Book Review: “I’m Feeling Lucky: The Confessions of Google Employee #59”

Douglas Edwards was one of the very first Google employees lucky enough to get fully vested stock options from Google.  He was the director of consumer marketing and brand management from 1999 to 2005.  His new book – “I’m Feeling … Continue reading

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Friday Link Roundup

Business Insider: Youtube Is Going To Be A Great Business (If It’s Not Already) – I promise you it is. Youtube: – I get tired of agency websites with obnoxious flash intros that aren’t optimized for search.  I want … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains

Same trip different book, this one by Nicholas Carr titled “The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains”  It’s no secret that we spend an ever increasing amount of time with technology but how is the affecting the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Kingpin – “How One Hacker Took Over the Billion Dollar Cyber Crime Underground”

I was stuck in Denver a couple weeks ago and happened to catch an old episode of American Greed about Max Butler / Max Vision / Ice Man / or any other number of other poorly thought out pseudonyms.  You … Continue reading

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Google: Behind the Scenes

I just stumbled across this 2006 documentary about Google.  Google is often celebrated for their innovation, but the film makers try very hard to paint the company in a negative light for their massive data collection and the possibilities for … Continue reading

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How Green is your Internet?

Is going paperless really all it’s cracked up to be?

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What is Storytelling?

Buzz Words Part 1 I have a new post up on the AboutFace Media Blog taking a storytelling cue from one of the best in the business.  PRI’s Ira Glass.  Check it out.

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Catfish & The Falsehood of Online Identities

Despite overwhelming evidence that people are not always who they say they are online, most of us tend to take people on their word that they are who they say they are. Last night I had a chance to check … Continue reading

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