Dime Dailies: Miscommunication 2.0 – Facebook Chat

Back in my day we had intonation, inflection, insight; back in my day we had conversations. Nowadays, half of my conversations online are spent figuring out the sentiment behind the semantics of with whomever it is I’m having a “conversation.” Miscommunication leads to complication: feelings getting hurt, makeshift yelling (read: kanye caps), cryptic and overzealous…

F.I.L.A. Pic of the Patch: October 28, 2009

I like my BlackBerry, I love my BlackBerry, I loathe my BlackBerry… if only my Curve’s curves could talk — but that’s what its lens is for: a thousand words a snap. The frequency with which I use said camera means my Curve talks 24/7, and I’ve got enough BlackBerry shots to fill a whole…

“I am a neo-luddite, goodbye.”

Lily Allen’s heretofore final tweet   is beginning to look like a great recap of 2009. Neo-luddism is finding a renaissance from Lily’s anti-piracy crusade, to Jay-Z’s all black everything’s anti-autotune coup. As they say, “as above so below…” Watch this space: as the year draws to a close, it is looking more and more…

The Re-Branding of America: Sprint Pre/Now Network

This ad came out a few months ago, but through it’s many manifestations is still as brilliant as ever. I. Love. Integration. I love it like Malcolm, in my coffee; I love it like Jim Crow hated it, in American society; I love it in creative expression, like Andy Warhol’s Exploding Plastic Inevitable; but as…

Amplify: Digital Media Goes Dutch

Amplify: it’s bringing clogs back harder than Birkenstock; this could be the biggest digi-Dutch tandem since cybercafés digitized the coffee shop … Okay, but who are the these amplifiers you might ask … That’s all well and good, but what if you’ve got a few questions about exactly what clogging is … or, you wonder,…