Well done by the folks at NECN. Steve Safran has comments on the video on Lost Remote.
Flickr’s Small, Beautiful World
The Flickr Blog is mostly pretty pictures. Every now and then there’s also a beautiful story.
Last week Stewart Butterfield posted a gem about the guy in this picture. (I noted an earlier sparkler here.)
Here’s the caption from themexican, who took the picture:
Rashit in his yurt. He spoke several languages and was always trying to learn more. When he found I spoke Spanish he spent hours learning new phrases from me and steering clear of smalltalk. "No talk, we learn. Word for horse."
With so much yipping about 2-point-that and 3-point-this, it’s nice to be reminded of the values underlying all this technology — information, people and the world.
Quote of the Day
“We originally scheduled the Rolling Stones,
but we canceled them when we figured out that Senator Obama would sell
New Hampshire Governor John Lynch on Barack Obama’s visit to his state this weekend (NYT).
The Federline Folksonomy
Wow. David Weinberger points out some serious tagging on Amazon’s Kevin Federline page. It’s like a wiki for snarky insults. If it weren’t for the ridiculous picture at the top of the page, I might feel sorry for the guy …
You Can Hear Me Now
My godfather, Niko Sullivan, just launched a blog for his new book about GrameenPhone, You Can Hear Me Now.
Every Town Needs a Barista
The folks in Baristaville continue to blaze the trail for local publishers …
Vlogging in JP
I biked down to Jamaica Plain this morning for the Boston Media Makers meeting. Lots of people doing cool things. Two of my favorites:
- Ravi Jain’s Drive Time weekly vlog, filmed during his commute through Boston.
- Steve Garfield’s videos for the Jamaica Plain Historical Society.
(Steve Garfield took this picture. The rest are here.)