Four speakers working on the future of digital publishing took turns presenting to an audience of about 100 at the second Code Meet Print event at General Assembly last night. Glenn Nano of Centurion Venture Partners played host, and judging from the applause, the social hierarchy of the speakers was as ridged as at Read More
Twitter rewards the most terse.
Facebook likes the least loquacious.
Bantr is bored with babblers.
So when accepting a Webby. Keep it short and sweet. Read More
By Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke 6/08/11 5:37pm
By Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke 5/13 2:19pm
Finally, the poor, defrauded victims of copyright infringement will be able to make some of their lost money back.
Unfortunately for musicians, many of whom are literally poor, the record companies are going to get the lions share.
One week into a federal grand jury trial, Michael Gorton, LimeWire’s founder, agreed to pay the Recording Read More
By Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke 5/06/11 1:20pm
If the Tribeca Film Festival felt a bit too human, wait until the first ever Robot Film Festival opens in July.
Roboticist Heather Knight, the festival’s founder, hopes to help counter negative stereotypes about robots.
“Terminator types stories are fun but that is not all there is,” said Knight. “There are myths about Read More
By Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke 4/29/11 12:26pm
Stop maximizing that Excel worksheet whenever a coworker walks by your cubicle. Everyone already knows that you are looking at the J-Crew sale page while playing angry birds on the iPad in your lap.
Or if they somehow didn’t know, they will soon. Once you download School of Visual Art Interaction Design MFA candidate Eric St. Onge’s thesis project, trying to hide your shocking lack of productivity on sunny spring Fridays (but also, be honest, on rainy Mondays too) will be even more impossible. Read More
By Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke 4/15/11 5:50pm
Instead of gossiping about teachers over chardonnay after a PTA meeting, New York moms are blasting the Internet with opinions about their kids’ schools.
And judging from her impassioned tweets, one mom seems to be drinking alone.
Seema Kalia, the mom of a second grader at Trinity, alleges that there is trustee fraud, an unlicensed Read More