One of the major trends the tech community is promoting lately is a vision of a shared economy--where anyone with a car might become a taxi driver, and anyone with a guest bedroom can become a b & b owner. At its heart, the sharing economy has values that appeal to many of us--more cooperation be... (more) I sign up for social network accounts with very little persuasion required. You can find me in all the usual places—Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, Pinterest—and some not so usual ones too—Quora, Path, Google Plus, Posterous (but not for much longer), Medium, Vine, even Diaspora.
I had a conversation... (more)
I’m getting pretty tired of reading stories about “what went wrong after Newtown?” as if every journalist who regularly observes the sausage-making in Washington, DC became naive overnight, and actually believed that the murder of children was going to change the way that congresspeople reacted t... (more)