Monthly Archives: April 2012

What and who are we?

Out in the marketplace — that place where we do business as buyers and sellers — what and who are we, as individuals? Here’s a graphic that might help frame the what question: It’s a Google Ngram that plots the prevalence of two terms … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Events, problems, Santa Barbara | 11 Comments

Lives and times

Music was a huge part of my life when I was growing up. It’s still big, but not the same. My life today does not have a soundtrack. As a kid my life was accompanied by music from start to … Continue reading

Posted in Awesome, Books, Broadcasting, Fun, music, Past, Personal, Places, radio | 4 Comments

At last

Amazon is now shipping my new book, The Intention Economy. Yes, the Kindle version too. They even have the first chapter available for free. You can “look inside” as well. Thanks to Amazon’s search, you can even find stuff that’s … Continue reading

Posted in Berkman, Books, Cluetrain, Future, Harvard, Places | 8 Comments

Aerial map mashing

Thanks to Jeff Warren (also here) of GrassRootsMapping and  Public Laboratory, I now know — and am highly turned on by — the possibilities of mapping in the wild. That is, mapping by the of us who are not … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Aviation, Awesome, Geography, Life, Personal, Photography, Places, Research, Science, Technology, Travel | 3 Comments

Portraits of New York from altitude

On my way back from SXSW a couple weeks ago, I got some terrific shots of many things, including portions of Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky (including mountaintop mining), Virginia, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, Trenton and Providence. Most of those aren’t uploaded … Continue reading

Posted in Aviation, Awesome, Geography, Personal, Photography, Places, Travel | 4 Comments

NCAA basketball is now officially the NBA’s farm system

I enjoyed watching the Kentucky-Kansas NCAA Championship game last night, but not nearly as much as I have earlier finals, such as the Butler-Duke game two years ago. That game was in doubt even during the final second, when Gordon … Continue reading

Posted in Sports | 6 Comments