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[…]

We’re Taking Back The Media

I’m writing an undergraduate research paper on the economics of citizen journalism. Or, more specifically, I’m researching and applying for a grant to build an open source platform for Collaborative Citizen Journalism. I don’t want to waste your time with a really long paper. It’s not good enough yet. However, I’m very passionate about this.[…]

Lyrics for

Ever since I installed MobileScrobbler on my iPhone, I’ve been using a lot … like almost every day, and for hours at a time. Here’s my profile. “scrobbles” (keeps track of what you listen to, and uploads that info) your music, and my iPhone automatically does this when I listen to anything in[…]

Tech Gets Crazy

I’ve started a new blog… I’ve decided to make Rex.FM more of a personal blog, while I’ll post my crazy, tech-related posts over at TechGetsCrazy. I feel like it will be a better outlet for my ideas without pushing my personal brand too much. I mean, I really want Rex.FM to be about me,[…]

Posting a lot on Twitter

I haven’t posted here in a while… I’m busy with school, and a bunch of projects. When I do feel like sharing some thoughts with the world, I’ve been doing that over at my Twitter account: If you’re not using Twitter yet, you can get started by taking out your cell phone and texting[…]