Friday break

Check out a great review of Serenity. Can’t wait to see it this weekend. Another movie to see will be Roman Polanski’s version of Oliver Twist: Like Oliver, Polanski said he knows what it’s like “to walk for kilometers without socks in boots with bloody feet.” “Above all, I knew that the worst thing isn’t […]

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Wednesday bits.. is it Wednesday?

If you do anything online today, make some time for Dick Hardt’s Identity 2.0 presentation at OSCON. Thought provoking and spot on. Browse. Search. Subscribe.:Damn straight Dave. Damn straight. There have been solutions talked about, but none have taken hold. It’s a problem that still stands begging to be solved. Kevin Sites in the Hot […]

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News Roundup

September’s Philly Blogger Meetup was another success. Lots of new faces. Wish I could have been there. I’m looking forward to October’s. The Eagles had a hell of a fight on Sunday, but they pulled it thru. The FBI’s War on Porn has struck its first well known site: the Goth haven Suicide Girls has […]

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Saturday Morning Bits

Today is Philly’s monthy blogger meetup. I’ll be in a wedding with my brother in-law Mike (congrats Mike!), so I won’t be there, but I look forward to hearing how great it was. Last month’s was terrific. Big props to Shelley Powers who is in training to volunteer for the Red Cross. I’ve been arranging […]

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Morning bits

My prayers go out the folks in Rita’s way this morning. Remember to give. The Commission on Federal Election Reform has released its report – urging paper trails (Wired). More at VerifiedVoting.org. Locally, check out the Committee of Seventy for information on voting rights and reform. via Global Voices, Ma-Schamba, a Mozambique blogger shares that […]

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Morning tech/web/citizen journalism bits

Dan Gillmor rips Google for its hubris in putting together an event for 400 special guests to be ‘off the record’ – including to invited journalists and bloggers. More from Doc Searls and Dave Winer. A lot of folks have started to point to Truth Laid Bare blogger driven anti-pork campaign. The funny thing is […]

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Morning news bits

Katrina has opened up an opportunity to talk about class and race in America. If you read anything today, read “Still Separate, Still Unequal: America’s Educational Apartheid” in Harpers magazine. There has been terrific progress in Philadelphia, but there are many, many factors stacked against us. A recent article in the Philadelphia Inquirer shares a […]

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