Monthly Archives: November 2014

Huge Black Friday Tab Sale

I’ll compress, copy edit and annotate after I drive to Los Angeles today. Meanwhile, dig. With Big Data Comes Big Responsibility    Dave: How to rebuild journalism Understanding New Power Spotify in 2013: revenues of €746.9m and a €93.1m operating … Continue reading

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The Most Spectacular Place You’ll Never See

Unless you look out the window. When I did that on 4 November 2007, halfway between London and Denver, I saw this: Best I could tell at the time, this was Greenland. That’s how I labeled it in this album … Continue reading

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On “native” advertising

In an email today I was asked by a PR person if I wanted to talk with somebody at a major newspaper about its foray into “native” advertising, a euphemism for ads made to look like editorial matter. Among other … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on App Based Car Services (ABCS)

I started using Uber in April. According to my Uber page on the Web, I’ve had fifteen rides so far. But, given all the bad news that’s going down, my patronage of the company is at least suspended. As an … Continue reading

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Summer vs. School

This was me in the summer of ’53, between Kindergarten and 1st Grade, probably in July, the month I turned six years old: I’m the one with the beer. And this was me in 1st Grade, Mrs. Heath’s class: I’m … Continue reading

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Winter arrives

It’s already snowing across eastern Pennsylvania and much of New Jersey and upstate New York: Still raining steadily here in New York, but hey: snow might come. Either way, Winter’s here.

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A Reading List

I thought I’d assemble a reading list of blog posts and other stuff I’ve written or said recently, for Andreas Weigend‘s Social Data Revolution class at the UC Berkeley School of Information, in which I participated a few days ago. So here goes. All this … Continue reading

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Annotated Tab Pile

 Susan Etlinger: What do we do with all this big data? | Talk Video | Good talk.  What if Age Is Nothing but a Mind-Set? – At one level, yeah. But age also kills 100% of its victims. … Continue reading

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