Monthly Archives: January 2010

Crashing the Online News Association party

This week I went to a networking event put on by the Online News Association. I signed up for the event because I thought it would be a good idea to meet bloggers and other internet news professionals. Especially since … Continue reading

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NPR and Fox News harassed for taking pictures in public

I went to the monthly Media Makers meetup at NPR headquarters, and tweeted a few responses to the conversation at #dcmm. Jen Consalvo, a photographer, talked about her upcoming book, but mostly about digital photography techniques. Jen asked us what … Continue reading

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It takes a Ph.D. in industrial engineering

Thanks to Eric Borgen and reCAPTCHA, my blog spam problem is solved. ReCAPTCHA is a manual word-entering system that helps digitize books and newspapers for online use. Eric Borgen is a bipedal primate, not to be confused with Borg, a … Continue reading

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I keep getting more and more spam comments

I think I need to install an updated version of wordpress. I’m sick of 20 emails a day telling me to moderate spam. I also need a snazzier design. At first I went with blah because I embedded my blog … Continue reading

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The job of the video editor is never done

I’m still fine tuning Budget Justified. On Wednesday I had a screening for Budget Justified Lisa from the Vienna writers group and Tim from St. Mark came over and gave extremely intelligent and constructive criticism. Some of it was about … Continue reading

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CEO of Yahoo lambasted for being a woman

I went to a Social Media Club networking event at the Consumer Electronics Association headquarters in Crystal City. A few people gave an overview of their international symposium in Vegas last month. The turnout wasn’t as large as some of … Continue reading

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Scandinavians view women as powerful

I left the great panel discussion at GWU early yesterday evening and walked almost two miles to an entrepreneur event at the Affinity Lab in Adams Morgan. The presenters talked about an online network called Care2. It has some type … Continue reading

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White Male Engineer Panelist discusses pregnant wife at sitting around at home

I went to an entrepreneur talk put on by the Engineering College at George Washington University. It was way more fabulous than I expected. Awesome fancy hors d’oerves, excellent speakers. There were three semi-white male panelists. One was American, the … Continue reading

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Blog Comment Spam

I recently read something from one of the self-proclaimed social media gurus that said bloggers should allow comments to post immediately, so that people feel more free to participate on the blog. This seemed like a good idea, because sometimes … Continue reading

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Trying to get rid of multiple facebook posts

Every time I update my blog, it appears all over Facebook. I think it’s because wordpress is linked to facebook and twitter, twitter is linked to facebook. It’s a vicious circle. I just unlinked twitter from facebook. Let’s see what … Continue reading

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