Slideshow from ONA 08

I had a great time at ONA. It is much more upbeat and progressive than other journalism conferences, although there was still the element of those who want to question all things new, without even trying. The lineup was stellar. Highlights were the Scoble talk. I love the way he expresses his enthusiasm, how he …

A Long Day of Coding

I got @ and : and | and {} and <% dancing in my head. The Ruby on Rails Training went quite well.  The instructor was Aron Pilhofer. He’s the editor of interactive news technology at the NY Times.  I first met him at the UT Online Journalism Symposium, and was glad to have the …

Here in dc

So, I made it to DC for the Online News Association Conference. I’m in my hotel in Adams Morgan. It’s not the conference hotel, but one I got for cheap on hotwire.com. I can see why. It’s omni shoreham, sounds perfectly fine. But I’m sequestered in the “parkview” building, an old low rise hotel adjacent …