Flixster Could Be Better

Ugh. Flixster is so annoying… all the advertisements and silly activities, it is reminiscent for pre-dot-com-bust era websites – in a bad way. And it kinda looks like MySpace. Normally, I’d like to think I wouldn’t rant here about a website I dislike like this, but in this case it’s not so simple. You see,[…]

My Problem with URLs at FFFFOUND

I have have a problem with the URL schema at image bookmarking website ffffound.com. Today on Google Talk, my friend Sujay Vennam set his away message to this “http://img.ffffound.com/static-data/assets/6/5110fee08a1a350ce6493b8eef47a83e7618c77f.png ” which is an image which I found interesting and looked possibly like a t-shirt design. I wanted to find out more information about it, but[…]

Citizen Journalism, Redefined

What comes to mind when you think of “citizen journalism”? Probably mediocre reporting, mildly entertaining but maybe a bit sensational or biased, and subject matter that isn’t necessarily important. These characterizations are likely well-founded too. But pick up a newspaper and consider those articles with the same kind of scrutiny… I’m sure you’ll still find[…]