Results for November 2007

Online Dating...I just don't get it.

I have been seeing a lot of statistics lately related to online dating and how popular it is. The common statistic was that last year, 1 out of 8 people married someone they met online. Now, I spend a great deal of time in front of my computer (some would call it excessive) but regardless [...]

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Xbox Online: Completely different gaming experience

During the much needed Thanksgiving break my Dad insisted over and over again that I try playing XBOX 360 online. After I put it off for the umpteenth time, I finally agreed to try it a few hours before I returned to school. I honestly did not believe that by playing someone that [...]

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Social Networking: Too Big?

Over at Information Week, columnist Cory Doctorow raises a stunningly valid point: when it comes to online social networks, how big is too big? Let's think about real world social networks, he says. In real life (that place you go between power cycles on your laptop) you naturally separate your social circles. You have friends at [...]

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Predictions for YouTube Debate

GOP presidential candidates have been working overtime lately to separate themselves from the current administration and from one another in any way possible. The YouTube Debate slated for November 28th might be their golden opportunity. I was, and remain, one of the most ardent proponents of this debate format. The July debate was reminiscent of town [...]

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Fox Flub

More reason I have to doubt the Fox Business Network. "Oh, the Arabs!"

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Popularity contest

Newsweek.com | '08 Candidates Stump at Google Hidden within this Google-driven story sits a nugget of information regarding Barack Obama's digital campaign. (The story itself is well worth the read, by the way.) Positioning himself as a fresh alternative to established Democratic Party favorites such as Clinton, Obama has relied heavily on social-networking tools, such as YouTube [...]

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Popularity contest

Newsweek.com | '08 Candidates Stump at Google Hidden within this Google-driven story sits a nugget of information regarding Barack Obama's digital campaign. (The story itself is well worth the read, by the way.) Positioning himself as a fresh alternative to established Democratic Party favorites such as Clinton, Obama has relied heavily on social-networking tools, such as YouTube [...]

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Keeping up with the campaign

Despite our best intentions, I know we all miss the presidential debates. I always put them on my schedule but life inevitably gets in the way, so I miss seeing what the candidates are bickering about this week. So where do we go to find information outside of the 2.5 minute wrap up from Candy [...]

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Texting for Food

Papa Johns released their new text message ordering option at its 2,700 U.S. restaurants this week. Papa Johns is all about utilizing technology because in 2001, they introduced online ordering. Now, I am not sure if they were the first to do so, but they are sure setting a trend when it comes to ordering [...]

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The Office is Closed

It's ironic how the Writer's Guild is using the Internet to spread word about their protest of ... the Internet. No, the argument really isn't against the Internet itself, but their efforts to gain support from Web video users requires them to use Web video. Much like Facebook News Feed protesters turned to Facebook to protest, [...]

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