Live blogging and twittering

Live blogging and live twittering, in my humblest opinion, are unnecessary. I can see why the idea is appealing. After all, you’re providing the first scoop as the event happens. Here are a few reasons why I’m not too keen on the idea. As a member of audience, my...

Social media needs traditional media

I had the pleasure of attending the Talk Is Cheap social media unconference for PR professionals back on November 15th here in Toronto. Social media has been the big thing these days really because it’s been reported in the traditional media (newspapers, tv,...

OLPC – another positive

Kudos to the BBC News website. I get most of my OLPC news from them. Anyhoo, I stumbled upon this article with a lot of positives listed from the One Laptop Per Child project. And of course, a few expected negatives. The best benefit of the project I’ve seen is...

Schmap – I’ve been shortlisted!

I just got notice today that one of my Paris photos on Flickr has been shortlisted for inclusion on Schmap’s Paris Guide. I am not familiar with Schmap but after a quick looksee, it seems to be a pretty cool site! Photos of various places (hence the shortlist)...