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Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

December 30, 2012


I’ve pretty much had enough of Facebook. Of course, I’ve been saying that for months, maybe years. But I’ve noticed lately how seriously aggravating the service is in terms of where and how it broadcasts every single action you take. Just one example: when you upload photos, though you can adjust who sees the photos, […]

On Twitter’s 5th birthday, a wish list

March 21, 2011


Today is Twitter’s 5th birthday. Seems appropriate, since the service’s overall intelligence is now just about level with a 5-year-old’s. No, I’m (obviously) a major fan and proponent of the site. It’s become clear that Twitter is indispensable for getting news, and getting it right away. But, as a birthday gift to its users, here […]

Noah Kalina and internet identity

April 15, 2010


This is a story I wrote in April 2010 for a Columbia class on arts reporting. I had to do a profile of a digital artist, and I chose Noah Kalina. Because the story doesn’t really involve anything newsy, I didn’t try publishing it anywhere serious. But through interviewing Kalina and checking out his stuff, […]