SXSW: It's all about sharing

SXSW has barely even begun, and two themes are clear. One is startups, which is well-covered. ( BusinessWeek called it SXSW's fetish.) But the other...Read more

Neighbors helping NeighborGoods

First of all, I want to thank Jason for giving me the opportunity to post here. I'm a big fan of and the community that's brewing here...Read more

Go fly a kite: Mapping the oil spill the open source way

Last month, as the mainstream press reported on the worsening environmental and economic crisis that is the British Petroleum spill in the Gulf Coast...Read more

Interview: Greg Stolze on Kickstarter, ransoming, and writing

We've posted here before about the Kickstarter process . So we thought we'd talk with one of its artists about going from traditional publishing to...Read more

Giving creative projects a community kickstart

The project was called Kind of Bloop . An 8-bit tribute to the Miles Davis masterpiece “ Kind of Blue ”. Yes, the same sound you remember from first-...Read more