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.)

     

  2. AMERICA!

     


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