July 7, 2008

iJustine on her ‘lifecasting’ experience

by JD Lasica

iJustine from JD Lasica on Vimeo. At the first meeting of Intel Insiders at Intel HQ in San Jose the other day, I finally had the chance to meet Justine Ezarik, better known by her online handle, iJustine. She gained instant Internet fame (she now has thousands of friends on Facebook and Twitter) when she began "lifecasting" her life 24/7. … Continue reading

Category: Digital culture, Podcasts & interviews, Web/Tech
March 24, 2008

Open-sourcing the sports car

by JD Lasica

My friend Britt Blaser, founder and CEO of Open Resource Group, passed along word about a fascinating fellow named Claudio Ballard, an inventor whose obsession with automotive perfection is matched by his commitment to small, high-quality U.S. manufacturers. Claudio hosted a reception the other night at the New York Auto Show. (Said Britt: “They’re throwing a Bloggers’ reception, not a … Continue reading

Category: Digital culture, Web/Tech
December 19, 2007

‘Here Comes Another Bubble,’ v. 1.1

by JD Lasica

You may have read the controversy over the Richter Scales’ video Here Comes Another Bubble, a smart, clever sendup of Web 2.0 culture done to a Billy Joel tune. Lane Hartwell objected to the band’s inclusion of her photo (for a split second) in their mash-up — yes, they should have attributed her contribution or used a photo with a … Continue reading

Category: Amusing, Digital culture, Video, Web/Tech
December 27, 2006

Debunking Internet hoaxes

by JD Lasica

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Category: Digital culture