The new economics/politics/news website, Vox.com, launched a week ago. It is one of many independent ventures cropping up that are well financed and are attempting to give us the future of the news media. What I have been particular interested in is where it will be in this space. And here are my thoughts based on a week of experience thusfar.
Articles from Digitopoly
In February, at the height of the Flappy Bird fad, a game called, Threes, was released in the app store. It had the addictive quality of Flappy Bird but it was not nearly so pointless and required, for want of a better word, ‘thought.’ It was also a polished game. Great music. Very fluid design. Neat animations. Pleasant to the eye. Everything an app should be.
Attributable Ownership Public Hearing in San Francisco on March 26, 2014: Testimony and Written Comments Invited
I have been silent in blogging these last couple of weeks because I have been on vacation and unplugged. Ha, ha, no, of course not. I have been on vacation, still plugged and couldn’t be bothered writing any posts. That hasn’t stopped me thinking.
The web site, Surprisingly Free, organized a podcast about my recent paper, Collective Intelligence and Neutral Point of View: The Case of Wikipedia, coauthored with Harvard assistant professor Feng Zhu. Click here.