Month: October 2010

What We Talk About When We Talk About Net Neutrality

Despite its reputation as a wonky and bewildering issue, net neutrality actually boils down to a pretty simple principle of openness and nondiscrimination. It’s important to point out, then, that a lot of those who are talking about “net neutrality” these days aren’t actually talking about this.


Ambient Nationality

For all the interest in using foreign media to immerse oneself in a “foreign” nationality, perhaps what a lot of us want/need is simply a background, faint, weak, unobtrusive ambience.


Bike Box

Over the summer, we launched a location-aware iPhone app we called Bike Box. The goal in developing this project was to use smartphone technology to enhance rather than replace a user’s experience of physical space.