Amazon Dash Button… why is this not an app?

Amazon Dash Button… why is this not an app?

With Amazon Dash Button, you just press, and never run out. Choose from favorite household products. Amazon Dash Button is a branded thing all over your house, one for every product. How much more sense would it make for this to be a very simple app of your favorite / curated products in an app? […]

“I just hugged the man who murdered my son”

“I just hugged the man who murdered my son”

Mary Johnson speaks with Oshea Israel, who killed her son in 1993. This is one of the most moving three minutes of audio I’ve ever listened too. An incredible story of forgiveness, taking responsibility, and second chances. Source: StoryCorps | Mary Johnson and Oshea Israel

More personal blogging and pressing of this

More personal blogging and pressing of this

I tweet a lot. Too much, really. I read a great number of stories every day. They are largely work related (aka WordPress stuff), but I also read items of interest in the news, regarding politics, and other stuff. I typically tweet what I enjoy. I want to keep more of these items on the […]

Don’t give up the last mile to Facebook

Don’t give up the last mile to Facebook

Technology has shaken old media to its core. I get that. But they can and must figure out how to deliver content to their readers without ceding the last mile to people who know better about their own business, but who do not know better about what’s best for the news business. The most difficult […]

Nearly a trillion dollars of student debt, and almost no data

Nearly a trillion dollars of student debt, and almost no data

The frightening reality, however, is that we are remarkably ignorant about student debt. How many borrowers are delinquent on their federal loans? How does delinquency differ by amount of debt, income and education? Which colleges leave students underwater, with low earnings and large debts they can’t pay? That’s just a start. We also don’t know […]