When Social Media Was Punk Rock

“Death or glory becomes just another story.” –The Clash It may be hard to believe, but once a long time ago I was punk rock. I loved the greats—the Clash, the Sex Pistols—but I also appreciated some newer bands like Green Day, the Bouncing Souls, and Rancid. One of my favorite albums was The Good, The ...

Am I turning into a SXSWi Hater?

I have never been to SXSWi. It isn’t for a lack of trying- I’ve put in requests to attend at every employer I’ve worked for in the last 5 years. (Sadly, it was never an easy argument, what with being smack in the middle of a recession and all that.) Like many other digital media ...

Worst Error Page. Ever.

It happens to the best of websites. Due to some glitch, the page you are requesting won’t load. Some sites take the standard “sorry about that approach.” Others try to side track you with humor. (This collection of error pages is just hilarious.) But the other day I saw the strangest error page ever.   ...

#USWNT: Make it Happen

My brother once described social networks as standing in a crowded room and yelling “I just ate a ham sandwich!” Pause for reaction. When no reaction is forth coming, many of these “ham sandwich” social network users give up or opt out. The intrepid, however, continue to plumb the depths of these networks, developing communities ...