What is online content worth?

That question is a huge issue at stake in the ongoing Writers Guild strike. I am well short of the information threshold required to express a meaningful opinion. But it’s clear the writers of the Daily Show didn’t lose their knack for making a comedic point when the paychecks dried up:

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The Upside of Down

If my recent post riffing on Waves seemed unduly alarmist (and I worried that it was, until I picked up my newspaper), you might want to check out someone who covers this ground with considerably more authority. I listened to this podcast interview (23:24min) with Thomas Homer-Dixon almost immediately after I wrote that post, and […]

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Moose in the headlights: we’re doing Northern Voice in 2008!

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } UBC Forestry Building, originally uploaded by D’Arcy Norman. Just came out a planning meeting for Northern Voice, and while we are behind schedule in terms of logistical planning (call it the […]

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this is radio nowhere shared CC by onkel_wart The tourist amenities and the beaches in San Juan are first-rate, so with the meetings complete, and my own workload in only a modest state of disrepair, I decided to take a day of rest along the island’s Atlantic coastline before returning home. The water temperature was […]

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Call it a moment of Zen

At night, sections of old San Juan are transformed into something like a giant open air nightclubopolis… with every form of party music imaginable, salsa to rock to electronica (Pete Tong will mix there soon) throbbing out of bars all along the streets and cobblestone walkways that are so peaceful and quaint during the day. […]

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