★ My Thoughts on Earth Hour

Earth Hour is a great idea! I think the notion that we can turn off the lights for one hour on a global level is pretty impossible but if 5% of the world does it, the impact will be significant. Strangely enough, I’m against Earth Hour. Yes this green, charitable San Franciscan thinks it’s stupid. …

★ April Fools Day Is Not a Week Long Celebration!

According to Wikipedia: April 1st is a notable day celebrated in many countries on April 1. So why in the hell are we spreading foolish propaganda 7-10 days before the day? I have seen blog posts all week where commenters say, “is this an early April Fools Joke?” and the authors of the blogs admit …

★ Aggregation is A Good Thing

Social Networking has been around for a very long time and I’d argue that E-Mail is the original form of it and it’s all improved since then. The latest and greatest social networks allow communication across different mediums and Facebook has opened up their service with Facbook Connect so I can comment to blogs using …

★ “Stop Talking About Twitter!”

Day after day on tech blogs I see comments like this: OMG Another Twitter story! Slow news day? Seriously, I’m on Twitter but you guys post so much about this service. Seriously? It’s just text updates!!!! I’m sure anyone reading any of the popular tech blogs can align with me on this. So I looked …

★ Story of a Young Artist

Photo Credit: gillat Diane Birch is a young woman who has caught my eye. Sure, she’s beautiful, talented and extremely photogenic but I spent 30 solid minutes learning more about her, her life and what drives her and I’m dying for an interview. There’s something captivating about following a young person as they aim high …