Month: February 2008

boys less likely to blog or create websites

The New York Times writes that girls are far more likely to be creating content for the web than boys: Indeed, a study published in December by the Pew Internet & American Life Project found that among Web users ages 12 to […]

artist in residency – in Azeroth

Ars Virtua, an online-only artists’s collective with a gallery space in Second Life, recently advertised an artist in residency for World of Warcraft. They just announced that they’ve selected two artists: Tom Betts and Alison Mealey. There’ll be a “meet-and-greet” where we […]

nother video

A take-off of’s heartfelt video of singers overlaying an Obama speech – this is the same but with a McCain speech. I guess they’re kind of simplifying things, but, well, works great as political entertainment. Oh dear. Politics has become entertainment. […]

might you use my “blogging” book in your teaching?

I’m filling out the marketing form for my book on blogging (copy-editing done; proofs next!), and they want me to provide a list of fifteen people who might adopt the book in teaching – I’m assuming the publisher will send desk copies […]

political communication online: in norway?

I’m in Copenhagen today, at the first meeting of a Nordic network on political communication online headed by Lisbeth Klastrup. The object today is to get some overview of activity in the different Nordic countries, and I’ve been tasked with presenting the […]

31 weeks pregnant

Cons: My belly’s big enough now that I can’t bend over comfortably, or pull on my stockings, or zip up my boots. The fun second trimester’s definitely over. My normal walk to work – thirty minutes, which I usually love – is […]