“(Here are) the raw material of facts and thoughts, wood, as it were, so called from the multiplicity and variety of the matter contained therein.”
From Ben Jonson’s Commonplace Book

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Driving Online Action with Social Media Graphics

Last week I hosted a Google Hangout with Kevin Call from Everytown for Gun Safety to discuss these little things called "social graphics" — visually impactful static and animated content designed specifically for social media.


Nicandro Iannacci's picture

What's the matter with data?

“In the information economy, data is power and we face a choice between democratizing it and holding on to it for an asymmetrical advantage,” writes


Tony Guzmán's picture

Exciting News from Orton Family Foundation

I love it when our clients do something big.


Apollo Gonzales's picture

A Lesson From's Union Buster Dilemma

There is a lot of talk today about the decision to dump the "union busting" petition started on their site recently.


Liz Schwartz's picture

Tell me a story

In the 2006 Preakness Stakes, Barbaro, a horse widely expected to have the best chance at winning the Triple Crown as any horse since Affirmed in 1978, pulled up shortly after the start of the race, hopping on three legs while his right hind dang


Juan González's picture

Should you redesign your website?

It's a question that all of us confront sooner or later.


Tyler Renelle's picture

Drupal sans Github: Missed Opportunity

tl;dr Drupal moved to Git; but in not moving to Github as well (or developing a similar platform on D.O), I believe it has missed the


Beckie Moses's picture

How the Internet is Making Me Healthier

I’m a self-proclaimed research junkie. I can easily spend hours of my day reading reviews of a blender I’m thinking about buying or the pair of shoes


Apollo Gonzales's picture

Facebook's New Tools for Admins

Facebook is rolling out a few changes for Page admins today that should have people pretty excited. These new tools should make administering content


Leif Nordberg's picture

Bad words on the internet

There may be no more culturally defining characteristic than language. And on the internet, it’s our words that people experience first—they rarely see our faces or clothes, or hear our accents.


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Baseball: The Root of Hate?

Well over two years ago I canceled cable TV... and the Red Sox have been in a slump ever since. If you’re a “real” Boston fan, you’re probably blaming me right now.

I see you like to read printed material. You should check out Nicco's book The End of Big: