1. 2014 will be the year I get a real website

    Until then, if you stumbled here and are wondering how I pass my days:

    When indulging in crazy thoughts about technology, transparency, and the First Amendment, I’m an Information Society Project Fellow at Yale Law School. By day, I am an associate at the best media law firm in the universe, Levine, Sullivan, Koch, & Schulz. I was formerly the First Amendment Fellow at the New York Times. I’m also a co-founder of the Media Freedom and Information Access legal clinic and Drone U. I can usually be found daydreaming about the First Amendment, new media technologies, anonymous speech, and international development. (And tacos. Definitely tacos.)





  4. Don’t try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night.

    Philip K. Dick, clearly giving me advice from the past


  5. Wisdom from 6th Avenue and Houston


  6. An acoustic listening device developed by the Dutch army, 1930 (h/t @HistoryinPics).


  7. from the department of new-and-awesome-words

    "bloggeague" is born. I just added it to Urban Dictionary, and the term is now awaiting editor moderation. 

    Any bets on how long it’ll take us to get into Oxford English Dictionary? Let’s start a campaign now. 


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  9. bracketblogg:

    Amidst my contemplation of the future of e-mail and data mining — post coming soon! — I discovered that it is the fortieth anniversary of e-mail. Who knew?

    I do wish the infographic detailed the point at which it no longer became socially acceptable to have “GuRRLyXPR1NC3SS@yahoo.com” (or a permutation thereof) as an e-mail address.

    (Source: bracketblogg)


  10. Where do people find the time?" That was her question. And I just kind of snapped. And I said, "No one who works in TV gets to ask that question. You know where the time comes from. It comes from the cognitive surplus you’ve been masking for 50 years.