Jim Horton points to an interesting article about the progres of state and federal government agencies in making information more easily accessible online. A brief excerpt: West and his team of researchers conducted a detailed analysis of 1,620 state and federal government Web sites. Among the report’s findings: • 73 percent of state and federal…
Have the people at ESPN.com have lost their minds or am I missing something here?!?!? Apparently Jason Calacanis and I both missed the story a while back that ESPN.com was refusing to stream video to customers of certain ISP’s that would not pay them (tags: onlinevideo) Social Information Overload in many respects, social network overload…
USA Today: “Parents wringing their hands over their teens’ incessant cell phone use should chill — they might be interacting with authors. Publishers are plugging into the technology whose ringtones and vibrations attract teenagers’ undivided attention.”
Bottom line: things went as well as could be expected this week. Now bring on 2009!
AP reports on a new Pew study that shows that: Reliance on the Internet for political news during last year’s presidential campaign grew sixfold from 1996, while the influence of newspapers dropped sharply, according to a study issued Sunday. Full report here.
For all of those folks who can’t blather enough about waiting for the "next generation" of iPod that has video or who are excited about video on cellphones or who insist on writing off today’s audio podcasts as a mere stepping stone to video in the future, I have one message: remember the Sony Watchman….