Interesting Take on Gender Stereotyping in Comic Characters

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute The Avengers: Strike a Pose! Here we have the original ad pic for the new Captain America film (note the position of the Black Widow) followed by how it might look if all the superheros were made to pose like us … Continue reading

SOPA Supporters

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute http://yro.slashdot.org/story/12/01/16/1433222/sopa-and-pipa-so-far Here is Slashdot’s update. It contains a link to a GoogleDoc that lists the companies that support SOPA (far as we know). It is interesting what kinds of companies are on this list – many of them sell high-end … Continue reading

Does everything really need gamification?

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Gamification Summit 2011 San Francisco. This seems to be the hot, hot, hot topic these days. There are conferences, books, and companies jumping on the bandwagon to bring you apps and more that can help you gamify your web space, … Continue reading

Harmonizing the Web in China

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Harmonizing. What an evil thing to do to such a benevolent word. Banned in Beijing – NYTimes.com. (Nicholas Kristof, Jan. 22, 2011) I really think we should STOP trying to help the Chinese government. I keep getting these invitations from … Continue reading

The Evolution of Privacy on Facebook

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute The Evolution of Privacy on Facebook.  by Matt McKeon I have always assumed that my any information I put anywhere but my own domain is totally public. (You should too). But what Facebook is doing is really very sleazy. For … Continue reading

CBC News – Technology & Science – CRTC approves usage-based internet billing

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute CBC News – Technology & Science – CRTC approves usage-based internet billing. And in Ottawa, it’s still 1978…. I wouldn’t mind so much, I think if not for the problem that I can’t, say, turn off the 50% of every … Continue reading