The internet turned 25-years-old on October 29th 2014 and to celebrate it’s anniversary the founder of the internet, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, hosted a symposium about the Future of the Web. I attended the event as a SAHM trying to get ideas for my blog. Despite being an outsider in a male-dominated technical crowd, I felt […]Read more "6 Things I Learned at W3C20"
It’s 8:35 PM on a Sunday night. My daughters’ are supposed to be sleeping but I can hear the occasional giggle through the wall. I don’t know what to do so I end up on Twitter reading a tweet that’s lyrical like slam poetry about censorship on Reddit. Censorship has been a big issue on […]Read more "What should Reddit Censor?"
Since Steve Jobs started making money off good design at Apple, more people are starting realize that good design matters, because they equate good design with making money. I love pretty things but, unfortunately, my technical design skills are lacking. Therefore, I was super excited when I stumbled upon an innovative new company called Canva which […]Read more "Why Canva’s DIY Design Tools Matter"
I love creative risks. When eBay billionaire Pierre Omidyar blogged about letting his new journalism empire, First Look Media, take them he got flack from an overzealous blogger at PandoDaily. Personally, I think Pierre Omidyar’s blog post is epic. He doesn’t claim to have all the answers, and he’s modest enough to admit it. Social is […]Read more "Why Pierre Omidyar’s Post is Pretty Awesome"
There are similarities between where we are now with social media and where the world was during the start of the Industrial Revolution. While most revolutions are started by people who want to challenge the status quo, currently the most influential digital ‘agents of change’ are the status quo, people like Ezra Klein and Arianna […]Read more "Native Advertising, Ezra Klein and Transparency"