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