question of the day: Is what Wikileaks does journalism?

Sorry if it seems I’m obsessed with Julian Assange and Wikileaks, but I do think this may well be the most important issue of the moment, because what happens as a result of it will impact how our society will discuss everything else: either entirely freely, or fettered by corporate and governmental constraints…

attention: I am a woman, sorry to disappoint

A very prominent blogger in the field of online marketing and copywriting came out this week. As a woman. “James Chartrand” of Copyblogger, it turns out, is female, and only assumed the male pseudonym when she discovered how much more successful she could be when readers, editors, and the people with the power to pay … more…

Star Wars: The Phantom Menace (again) (review)

This is a geeky rehashing of The Phantom Menace, after a summer of six viewings of the movie and endless debates and discussions with other fans and friends in person and via e-mail, and in response to some of the criticism that has been aimed at the film by various folks online and off.