“(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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Echo Named “Official Webby Honoree” for Greenpeace USA

We’re excited to share that the 20th Annual Webby Awards has recognized our work with Greenpeace USA as an Official Webby Honoree.


Don't Give a Damn About Your Bad Reputation?

I want you to try something right now, especially if you've never done it before. (And if you haven't, why on earth not?) Google your name. (If you've got fairly common first and last names, try using quotations.) Done? Good.


Shut it Down? All Day?

I gotta make this quick. I may not have much time, because in thirty minutes I may not be be able to use my computer. Not because I'm going on a trip to some obscure location that doesn't have internet access.


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.


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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


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"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.

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