From the monthly archives:

September 2009

Arts and Letters Club

by Mathew on September 24, 2009 · 9 comments

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No matter how many times people like Clay Shirky or Mike Masnick try to pop the bubble of faith around micropayments as a cure for what ails the newspaper industry (or even the media industry as a whole), another believer emerges to argue that a secure and extensible micropayment system is a big part of…

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I was honoured recently by being asked to be one of the featured presenters at the first TEDx Toronto, a kind of mini-version of the famous TED conference that took place in at the Theatre Passe Muraille in Toronto on September 10th (which also happened to be my birthday). The title of my presentation was…

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Since I became the first "communities editor" for The Globe and Mail newspaper in Toronto almost a year ago, I've spent a lot of time thinking about what makes for a good community - a healthy community - and what makes for a bad one. I've looked at every newspaper I can think of and…
Mike Masnick at Techdirt (who got profiled at CNET recently) writes about rapper 50 Cent's approach to piracy: Famed rapper 50 Cent (Curtis Jackson) was apparently on CNBC recently talking about his "business acumen." I have to admit that having three different people all trying to interview him at once is rather annoying -- as…

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