A number of tech sites decided to play mainstream media this week and report on the Boston Marathon bombing and manhunt. It was a mistake. Here's why.
Flickr has launched a terrific new mobile photo app and Instagram's recent policy debacle has made it worth rethinking photo sharing. Here's how I'm approaching it.
To make my personal blog more about connecting with my community of friends on the Internet, I'm going to take a little bit different approach in 2013.
Squarespace 6 offers a completely new blogging platform. Here's why I've decided to move my personal site to it at the start of 2013.
This pumpkin pie recipe is so good that it doesn't even need a scoop of whipped cream or ice cream. Plus, it's completely vegan.
Earlier this year I puzzled out the mystery of my great-grandmother's missing immigration record from Ellis Island and it led to a treasure trove of interesting details about her family and her early life.
One of the world's oldest and most popular museums, France's Louvre, is leading the way in using 21st century mobile tools to engage visitors.
An innovative new form of installation art using modern digital technology opened in Berlin on April 20 and will run through the end of the London Olympics as humanity descends on Europe this summer.
If you want to know what the future of reading and interactive books is going to look like on the iPad, here's an excellent example of what's possible.
In 2011 I went to a strictly vegan diet, dropped 25 pounds, and was surprised to learn how good normal could feel. Here's the story.
I'm looking for global citizens who want step up and help make a difference during the season of giving with a trio of $25 donations to worthy charities that you choose.
If 400,000 people put a man on the moon, what can we do with 100 million collaborating over the Internet? That's the question Luis von Ahn is trying to answer in my pick for the TED Talk of the week. See how you've already been part of the process by using reCAPTCHA.
Twitter rolled out a major overhaul to its user experience on Thursday, but there's still one critical feature that the service is missing.
Here are two reasons why I prefer photography on the iPhone to Android and four reasons to replace the native iPhone camera app with the Camera+ app.
If you want to optimize innovation and creativity, you need to expose yourself to lots of diverse experiences. Here's some wisdom on the subject from The Onion's Baratunde Thurston.
My latest pick for TED Talk of the week is a very creative and playful take on contemporary art from Pors & Rao. Their interactive art has high-tech 21st century sensibilities.
There's never been a more exciting time to be a storyteller, whether you're a journalist, an author, a photographer, or a filmmaker. Learn why and then share your thoughts on how the digital revolution is changing the way you live and work.
TED Talks offer lots of inspiration and so I'm going to start highlighting one per week. The first selection is from Graham Hill about how to edit your life.
My readers recently rejected my new profile photo. See why I'm amused by the whole thing and have now replaced it with a new photo, and my general appeal to the audience.
Shawn King of Your Mac Life has published a series of reminiscences about Steve Jobs, including one of a mine.