Jay Rosen: ‘No one owns the practice of reporting or assigns the right to do it. It’s a democratic thing to tell others what’s going on and “show your work.”‘ The journalism that bloggers actually do… Read the rest
In short: keyboard is great; speed and battery life suck: Freedom to Tinker » Blog Archive » One Laptop Per Child, Reviewed by 12-Year-Old… Read the rest
Josh Caldwell and Hunter Weeks were bored with their cubicle-farm jobs, making good money but feeling empty and unfulfilled. Like many white-collar workers, they dreamed of a life beyond the veal-fattening pens. But unlike most, they found a unique way to bust out of their corporate prison: They rode a Segway, at 10 mph, from Seattle to Boston, and in the process turned themselves into filmmakers.… Read the rest
Virgin America launched its U.S. air service yesterday, and immediately staked a claim as the most geek-friendly airline yet invented. It’s also one of the most comfortable and pleasant to fly in — and it’s reasonably priced.
I flew in the inaugural flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco.… Read the rest