“(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.


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Presidential 2.008 Site Analysis

So, the election is a full 21 months away and there are already a number of campaigns in "full gear." Being the DC nerd that I am, I went searching for the cool, hip, new features and functionality that campaign sites have for the election.


DrupalCamp NYC 2007

This last Saturday, I was at DrupalCamp here in New York. I went because I:
(a) wanted to meet people that could possibly work with us and


EchoDitto Does Webvideo

Every 30 seconds a child dies because they contracted malaria from a mosquito bite.


NYC January Tech Meetup.

Yes, I know. The NYC January Tech Meetup was like two weeks ago. Our retreat distracted me from writing this post, but there were a few cool things that were previewed that I want to share:


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Breaking: GetActive to be acquired by Convio, Inc.

Just announced moments ago, we're not yet entirely sure yet what this means for everyone, but we know two things:


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Retreating ... Into the Wormhole we go!

We changed our phone greeting, and our email auto-responders are on! We're all off in The Woods of West Virginia for our annual staff retreat.


Making Every Moment Count

This morning, I opened up my New York Times where, amidst coverage of President Ford's funeral, was a front page story about a construction worker and


Happy New Year! Now Give Me Your Wallet.

What a drag.

Still, it was sort of exhilarating.

Tonight was my one year anniversary of moving to Washington. I spent it at some friends' house


Holiday Done Ditto-Style

It was kind of hard to believe that the time had rolled around for the third annual EchoDitto Holiday Dinner; hard to believe that much time has gone by. But calendars don't lie, so there must be some truth to the saying, "Time flies when you're having fun," because we are having fun.


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You said it, Vilsack!

Was just catching up on last night's Daily Show and heard Tom Vilsack sneak in a plug for his website at the very end of his appearance.

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