It’s Time

One upside of a down economy should be the growth of our “cognitive surplus”.  If you haven’t heard the term cognitive surplus I recommend reading Clay Shirky’s April 26, 2008 blog entry, “Gin, Television, and Social Surplus“.  I guess in short you could say it’s the free time we have to watch TV. Time we …

Google Talks

Google has a program called Authors@Google where they invite authors to a Google office to give an informal talk, do a reading, and / or take questions from an audience of Google employees.  They make some of them availble on YouTube/Google Video.  They get awesome guests.  The videos are about an hour each.  I haven’t …

My digital world is exploding

The web is out of control.  Or, at least I can’t seem to keep track of all these new tools that are supposed to be making my life easier or more productive.  It seems like just being me has become a full time job.  I’m losing faith that all this technology is helpful.  Maybe the …