Captain Beefheart Dead at Age 69 →
Yesterday, I caught the end of NPRs coverage of the death of Captain Beefheart, and instantly was reminded why I consider him one of my musical icons. He was one of the most creative, innovative, iconoclastic, and downright weird artists of any genre, medium, or dimension who has ever lived. In 1982, I was lucky enough to see him live with the last incarnation of The Magic Band, and it was...
It's Official: Tumblr Adds $25 Million in Funding →
mashable: Tumblr has raised $25 million, confirming reports that surfaced last month indicating that the quickly growing lightweight blogging service had taken significant funding.
What is Technorati anyway? It’s a blog influence database? A blog search engine? No, it’s a blog? Or a buncha Blog Critics? What would it mean to blog for them? Who knows, but claiming my new tumblelog as a first step… 9SB8A6XYMR7Y
platonicfey: 12 Types of Social Media Experts Working with Rohit Bhargava, JESS3 created a 12-frame slideshow of colorful personages illustrating the different types of social media experts, from professional speaker, to event organizer, to a content curator. Which personality are you? Do you know someone that might be considered a pretender? a community manager? a marketing specialist? is a...
LBJ School Faculty Member, Renowned Internet... →
A good friend and a great teacher, activist, and leader, Gary Chapman (bio) will be dearly missed. My heart goes out to his wife, Carol Flake Chapman, and everyone else in his universe. I wrote this appreciation on his LBJ School remembrances page, and share his story here with my social media friends. Gary Chapman played a pioneering role in studying and writing about the impact of computers on...