Monthly Archives: February 2009

fora.tv

Yes, you’ve seen the TED talks, here is another thing that has similar content that I did not know about. http://fora.tv/ FORA.tv helps intelligent, engaged audiences get smart. Our users find, enjoy, and share videos about the people, issues, and ideas changing the world. We gather the web’s largest collection of unmediated video drawn from [...]

Bookmark and Share
Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Braddock Rises From the Ashes

http://video.nytimes.com/video/2009/01/31/us/1231546649909/braddock-rises-from-the-ashes.html When steel collapsed, Braddock, Pa., suffered a post-industrial decline that an energetic new mayor hopes to turn around with leadership and some innovative ideas. http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/business/jan-june08/greenjobs_05-12.html http://www.15104.cc/

Bookmark and Share
Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Response

Twitter Chatter During the Super Bowl

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/02/02/sports/20090202_superbowl_twitter.html As the Steelers and Cardinals battled on the field, Twitter users across the nation pecked out a steady stream of “tweets.” The map shows the location and frequency of commonly used words in Super Bowl related messages. ps.. Looking back, it seems that I love everything the NYT does with infographics.

Bookmark and Share
Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

TED is excited to announce the new TED Fellows program!

http://www.ted.com/fellows The TED Fellows program helps world-changing innovators from around the globe become part of the TED community and, with its help, amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities. Fellows are drawn from many disciplines that reflect the diversity of TED’s members: technology, entertainment, design, the sciences, the humanities, the arts, NGOs, business [...]

Bookmark and Share
Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

World crisis charts fed into Microsoft songsmith

Johannes Kreidler fed Microsoft Songsmith with charts based on plummeting stocks, war casualties and other doomsday statistics. The results are a lot more upbeat than you would expect.

Bookmark and Share
Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment