“(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


Nick Vadala's picture

5 Tips for Nonprofits Considering a New Website

Are you a nonprofit considering a new website? 

Before you get overwhelmed with of all the technical details, it is important to be sure you are grounded in the basic elements that will make your site effective in supporting your mission.


Yes Sir Officer, I Will Join Your Group

After living in the DC suburbs for a little over three years, I finally moved downtown to Capitol Hill.


Changing Games, Changing Gamers

Like about 37% of adults, I'm an avid gamer.


Madeleine Perry's picture

Can we put our trust in The Carbon Trust?

Beginning in April, some food packaging in the UK will have a carbon-footprint label, informing consumers as to "how many grammes of carbon dioxide were emitted during production, from sourcing raw materi


Michael Silberman's picture

"Cutting-Edge Campaigning"

Great news! On Thursday night, two EchoDitto projects were recognized at the 2007 Golden Dot Awards Ceremony, sponsored by GWU's Institute for Politics, Democracy, and the Internet.


Jetset Show Reaches Target Demographics on Their Cell Phones!

The best part of SxSW, aside from the parties and the swag, are the people you get to meet. So many people are up-and-comers or have already become ic


South By Superlatives

Cross-posted from For more of our South By Southwest coverage, head over there.


EchoDitto's Back At South By Southwest

I feel a little sheepish for not mentioning it here earlier, but I'd encourage anyone who's interested to come over to to read about the things that I and the rest of the EchoDitto SXSW crew have been up to in Austin for the past 24 hours


No Citizen Journalism, Please. We're French

Imagine this. You're standing, waiting for a bus when you hear a commotion; screaming, yelling, gunshots, etc. You turn around and witness someone being dragged in to a van-- kicking and screaming -- by several armed, hooded individuals.


Cristen Perks's picture

SXSW Interactive: Create Our Schedule

This Friday, I will be flying south to sunny and warm Austin TX, for the SXSW Interactive Festival (SXSWi), accompanied by 4 Dittos and friends.


Spelling Bee

According to a recent blog post by Bill Tancer, General Manager of Global Research at Hitwise, the third most popular political candidate search term (as of February 3) was "hilary clinton." Yes, that'

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