Rick Mercer out and about in the City of... →
Watch, and feel kicked in the ass to get out and do something.
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-2-22) →
Mates of State (8) The Weepies (2) The Raconteurs (2) Cat Power (2) Metric (2) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
There’s no evidence that Canada’s public provision of health care and social...– This quote is the most salient, but the article overall is about why Canada is weathering the economic crisis better than the United States. Canada and the Recession: Angles of Deflection - Economix Blog - NYTimes.com
Buffy, the Vampire Slayer (Abridged) Video by NOT ME
Daily Routines of Famous Creative People →
I can’t stress enough that I believe the best thing in the world is for...– Joss Whedon’s Plan to Monetize Internet Content (Watch Out, Hollywood) - Knowledge@Wharton
Rogers - "We're A Dumb Pipe" →
roamin: Michael Geist “Net neutrality is frequently re-characterized as “network management,” with ISPs arguing that they should be able to manage their networks in a manner that distinguishes between certain applications (and potentially content). Funny, though, what happens when groups ask that the same network management tools be used for alternate purposes such as Canadian content rules. ...
Conclusion? Go ahead and be outraged. Facebook’s claims to your content are...– Amanda L. French, Ph.D. » Facebook terms of service compared with MySpace, Flickr, Picasa, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Twitter
Why would anyone trust a company with his or her personal information,...– Sasha Frere-Jones [Facebook’s Users Ask Who Owns Their Information - NYTimes.com]
Facebook should take a long, deep look into how it treats its users. Until now,...– Facebook: All Your Stuff Is Ours, Even If You Quit
Deadline Nears to Speak Out on Net Neutrality →
roamin: Michael Geist ” The CRTC’s net neutrality hearings (aka “review of Internet traffic management practices by ISPs”) is still months away, but a critically important deadline arrives in only a matter of days. The hearings themselves begin on July 6th, but the deadline for public comment submissions is Monday, February 16th. UPDATE: The CRTC has just agreed to an extension...
When you buy a book, you’re also buying the right to read it aloud, have...– Neil Gaiman’s Journal: Quick argument summary
Yes! Yes! 100% what he says. Cory Doctorow Criticizes Authors Guild - mediabistro.com: GalleyCat
Jane Austen’s Zombie Viral Bestseller? - mediabistro.com: GalleyCat
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-2-8) →
Alexi Murdoch (3) R.E.M. (3) The Decemberists (3) Blind Melon (2) Bruce Springsteen (2) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Introducing Ubiquity for Firefox, an experiment in... →
Wow. Wow wow.
Aimee Mullins on running | Video on TED.com
We’ve spent so many years being told what we can’t do, sucking up to a job we...– Sometimes I feel like walking the streets, going up to random strangers, grabbing them by the shoulders and asking them very close if they’ve ever imagined jumping out of the cage they live in. Do You Have Enough Passion to Be a Renegade? — Copyblogger
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2009-2-1) →
Cat Power (2) The Decemberists (2) The Raconteurs (1) Notorious B.I.G. (1) Radiohead (1) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz