It’s nearly September, and a fresh batch of undergraduates are entering college — some with dreams of becoming journalists. While there are signs of life in the hiring prospects for new journalists, student journalists still need to do everything they … Continue reading
When Internet users rallied to defend their much-loved network from the dual threats of SOPA and PIPA, Washington took notice. The newly formed Internet Defense League and the hot-off-the-presses Declaration of Internet Freedom have gotten participation from several members of … Continue reading
I’ll be using my WordPress account for creative writing, longer thought-pieces and photo galleries from here on out. I’m resurrecting my Tumblr for the more-than-daily short, punchy thoughts about digital politics and tech policy. Let’s see how this goes – … Continue reading
The playoff beard is a time-honored hockey tradition. Once the regular season ends, no player is allowed to even think about touching a razor until they hoist Lord Stanley’s Cup or get knocked out of contention (probably because their beards … Continue reading
I killed a mouse last night. Or, more accurately, I set up a trap filled with delicious peanut butter that, in turn, killed the mouse. I’ve been thinking about it all day. It wasn’t very Buddhist of me, but I’m … Continue reading
The High Line is a much-hyped urban transformation project. Once a derelict overhead railway, it’s being transformed into an elevated park and public space.