Craig Newmark of craigslist fame held forth with a group of newspaper people. He was not encouraging.
Rose, forced to marry a Sudanese man after he was caught having sex with her in early 2006, is no more. But she will live on in cyberspace for as long as she has novelty value. From the May 3 BBC story: Rose, black and white, is believed to have died after choking on a [...]
Many Germans are picking Mecklenberg over Marjorca, saying they want to do their part to keep carbon emissions down. Ironically, global warming is one reason why they can do so, says this BBC story.
Yes, China wants to fight climate change. No, it doesn't want to slow down economic growth one iota. And it's postponed a national climate plan and cancelled a national fuel tax. By November, it will be the world's largest greenhouse gas emitter. An excerpt from the BBC story: China has signed up to the Kyoto [...]
From the May 6 NYT story: … While short, multiepisode cellphone series are growing in popularity, the lucrative advertising dollars prevalent in other entertainment segments — and which studios rely on for profit — have been slow to migrate to the supersmall screen. … In the two years since Fox Mobile and MTV Networks pioneered [...]
If you want to see one pissed-off bus driver, go to this CTV.ca story and launch the video. Update The company says calls that came in Tuesday were mainly in support of the driver.