America, I’m coining a term*

There are digital natives and there are the digimudgeons. The digimudgeons are already over the internet. They were clicking and dragging Geocities sites before most people even had dial-up in …

Open letter to an old lover

We used to gaze at each other for hours, lit by curiosity and liquid crystal. Forgive me for bringing this up so suddenly. I know it’s been a while. It’s …

A eulogy for Television Without Pity

The buttery and soothing tones of Brooke Gladstone’s voice informed me tonight on the drive home from work that Television Without Pity is no more. The archives will stay up …

It seems like cosmic ribbing…

… that there are several other Lindsey Turners in the world, and one of them is a vastly superior designer while another is a vastly superior photographer. Seriously, Universe. You …

Dear Google, I don’t give a crap about your April Fools pranks but I do actually give a crap about useful services

Listen. I don’t hate fun. Really, I don’t. I have even been known to HAVE fun every now and again. I encourage it. Within reason, of course! But this is …

Shameless self-promotion: Recorded yapping edition

Remember this bit of strategic foreshadowing? No? Well, that’s why Al Gore invented the hyperlink. So my pal Ed and I sat down and had a little chat about the …

Day 87/365: Podcaster

My friend Ed was kind enough to ask me to blather on and on into a microphone about The Internet the other day. Details on that to come a little …

Another way to waste the day

I have a Tumblr. I’ve had it for a long time, but never done anything with it since I’ve got the blog and the Twitter and the Flickr and the …

This blog is ancient

Here’s how it used to look before computers had all these fancy pixels. Can’t remember where I first got the link for a proper HT but the site is Pixelfari.