“(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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When Less is Actually More

We’ve all heard the adage that less is more. It’s a succinct retort to our natural tendency to desire whatever is the biggest, the fastest, the fanciest, or the sparkliest, an effect exacerbated in technology and on the internet where trends are born and die within hours or minutes.


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First Presidential Debate Tech Roundup

Tonight, Americans tuned in to their favorite broadcasting channels to listen to President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney debate, bearing witne


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I know where you were last night, part deux

Back when I first wrote about the location tracking features in Apple's mobile operating system, iOS6 was just a glimmer in Steve Job's Tim Cook's eye.


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Introducing Camellia Network

At Echo & Co. we like to imagine a venn diagram representing our ideal project, where one circle is the criteria that the project is technically innovative and the second circle is the criteria that the project be in line with our social change values.


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Balancing Community Building with Audience Engagement

Two weeks ago, the gaming firm ArenaNet launched one of the most highly-anticipated video game titles in years, Guild Wars 2.


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Weekly Web Round Up - Aug. 31

There were lots of big things happening on the web this week. Here are a few of the items we were reading about.

Election 2012


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Three ways to get Drush on OS X

As I've said before, we love drush. It's hard to imagine doing Drupal work without it.


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Vote EchoDitto for 2013!

It’s that time of year again - you’re weeding through the candidates, considering your options, thinking about the kind of future you want to see, and then voting accordingly to try to make that future a reality.


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Gravity, Part II

It’s early. I’m no stranger to it; I’m an early riser these days. But I’m especially tired today…..didn’t sleep well the night before in anticipation


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Hacking the Google Doodle for Fun and Profit, Minus the Profit

Like many of my friends (especially my running friends), I’ve gotten a little caught up in Olympic fever this week. Also like many of my friends, I ha

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