Tag Archives: Creative Commons

Want influence? Make yourself useful.

“Influence” is hot shit these days. Linkedin has been making a big deal about it; and it seems to be working, according to Dharmesh Shaw, a Linkedin Influencer: First of all, there’s the sheer power and reach of the platform. … Continue reading

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On promise lost

I was digging around for links toward a post on Brian Knappenberger‘s crowdsourced Aaron Swartz documentary, The Internet’s Own Boy, when I learned that Malik Bendjelloul, the documentary filmmaker who won an Oscar last year for Searching for Sugar Man, was also dead — … Continue reading

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Not a medal, but still an Olympic win

Anything look familiar about the ice crystals on NBC’s Vancouver Olympics bumper screens (some of which float behind Bob Costas’ head when he sits talking at his desk)? You can see the originals here. They were shot at our apartment … Continue reading

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