Sean Michael Kerner writes about Mike Shaver, co-founder of the Mozilla project, who recently presented on the topic of how people contribute to open source projects. Here are two quotes that could be broadly applied to management in general: To an employee (sic): “Think about what is the thing that you do best. Whatever it […]
The Google Earth folks have been preparing for Election day, Nov. 7, by gathering information on every candidate running for office from all 436 congressional districts. If your addicted to “Earth” like me, then you can find the “2006 US Election Guide” folder in the ‘Layers’ sidebar.
This week, Bambi Francisco wrote a wealth of information about vendors and sites working in the online video space. She interviews tool providers for connecting video users too. You have to jump back and forth between her MarketWatch column and her personal blog to put the pieces together. I’m not being critical, I realize that […]
My friend Tim Rasmussen has just announced that after spending four years heading up the photography staff at the South Florida’s Sun-Sentinel, he will be heading to Denver. Starting in December, he will lead the photography and visual efforts as the AME of photography for the Denver Post. Tim is a great journalist. It won’t […]
Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. (CNHI) is buying six newspapers from Dow Jones. Two of the papers are in New York, The Daily Star of Oneonta and the Press-Republican of Plattsburgh. Those two are just over an hour drive from my house. Chris and Wendy, you better stop by and say hello when you come up […]
One morning in late 2003 I walked in to the newsroom at Fredericksburg.com and said, “We need to use this iSight. Do something fun.” Brian Baer and Alex Russell recorded and posted “The Baer Facts” videoblog within hours. They continued on somewhat regularly and invited in guests to comment on sports, features and weather reports. […]