Daily Archives: Friday, September 29, 2006

A note of advice to parents of teenagers

A note of advice to parents of teenagers: Like me, Marianne Richmond has an in-house focus group of long-time Facebookers. And they think letting parents onto Facebook is as weird as I do. She writes, “According to my kids, MySpace … Continue reading

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Dangers of playing chess

Dangers of playing chess: Yesterday, I read an account of a woman who died after a chess-tournament related accident in Nashville last year. Today, the NYTimes.com has an article with the headline, “Bathroom Dispute Halts Chess Championship.” Trend story? Related … Continue reading

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Conflicting social contexts

Conflicting social contexts: Thanks to Susan Mernit’s link to this post by Danah Boyd, I am now able to articulate why I think (and this is an opinion shared by teenaged members of my family) it is a mistake for … Continue reading

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A boom in magazine coverage of online video

A boom in magazine coverage of online video: Is this a “niche boom” leading indicator…or a lagging one? Wired does Eric Bauman of eBaum’s World and Forbes does a lot of stories about YouTube. Quote from the Wired story about … Continue reading

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Blogging means you can’t pretend bad stuff isn’t happening

Blogging means you can’t pretend bad stuff isn’t happening: My “best practices” role-model whenever asked at conferences, “What magazine uses blogs most effectively?” is BusinessWeek. I’ve blogged here many examples of how the magazine has integrated the tools of blogging … Continue reading

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