Monthly Archives: April 2008

Nats + flickr + PicLens = wow!

Check out the great pictures on flickr from opening night at the Nats’ new stadium. This crowdsourced collection is much more captivating than the skeletal slideshow at washingtonpost.com. For best effect, install the PicLens Firefox extension. See also: Flickr vs. … Continue reading

Posted in flickr, journalism, media, newspapers, photography

Occasional reader – WSJ, GPS, food orgies, tax rebates

Some interesting reads from the last few weeks: Wall St. Journal Makes Politics Its Business (Washington Post) – Media critic Howard Kurtz takes an in-depth look at changes at the Wall Street Journal since its takeover by Rupert Murdoch’s News … Continue reading

Posted in consumer electronics, fun, gps, journalism, maps, media, newspapers, reader, satellite navigation, weekly reader

Ho`omaika`i Honolulu Advertiser

The Honolulu Advertiser has done an absolutely terrific job with its saturation coverage of the abrupt shutdown of Aloha Airlines. The coverage is exactly what local papers should be doing on big local stories. In addition to in-depth news stories, … Continue reading

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