My Facebook “Look Back” video was so curiously curated, uneventful, and unrepresentative of how I perceive my Facebook use that I’m still thinking about it weeks after it was generated.
In honor of Geography Awareness Week I thought it apropos to take a closer look at some participatory cultures and popular grievances that have concretized around errors in digital cartography — especially in light of the recent and now infamous mapping debacle, Apple Maps.
After sifting though around 1,100 applications and high profile pleas, Google recently picked a site for its 1 Gbps fiber network. And according to Google, Kansas City Kansas beats. . . well, everywhere. Why KCK? And what does this mean for the rest of us?
The second post in our ongoing Summer Media column reflects on how there’s something unique about going to the drive-in, even on bikes. And it’s not just about the blockbuster doubleheader.
Location is the frontier du jour. The explosion of geolocation apps and the eagerness of people to use them, has prompted services like Twitter to get into the game. People want to know where you are and maybe already do. Welcome to the place race
The world stops spinning September 2010! It’s not the apocalypse, but it is the end of another Procter & Gamble, long-running soap opera with a loyal fan base. What does this mean for the future of the daytime “sudser”?
A radio station that signs on and off with the phases of the sun? Well that’s something I haven’t experienced since. . . well, ever.
The beta version of Copyright Watch was launched recently. The site gives users an overview of national copyright law in various countries across the globe. Each entry on Copyright Watch gives a brief overview of the geographic location and borders…