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SUV Commercials Leverage The “Fuel Efficiency” Claim…It’s Just A Ploy

This entry was written by Christie, posted on December 6, 2010 at 3:24 pm, filed under Video. Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink.

Best Workflow Tip

My colleague and good friend Christopher Mims is one of the most efficient freelance journalists I know. In his first year officially freelancing he was writing for multiple publications and made a satisfactory annual salary. Amazing.

In this interview with Web Worker Daily he reveals his Web-specific short cuts as well as this piece of universally amazing advice:

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This entry was written by Christie, posted on at 2:30 pm, filed under Home. Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink.

Generosity Makes Us Happier—And Might Also Make Us Healthier

Last weekend at the PopTech conference in gorgeous Camden, ME I caught up with Liz Dunn, the University of British Columbia researcher who studies links between money and happiness.  Here is a bit from her recent research: Listen to the audio podcast here.

This entry was written by Christie, posted on October 27, 2010 at 8:59 am, filed under Audio. Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink.

SXSW Interactive 2011: Please Vote!

After the success of last year’s brain-computer interface talk I decided to follow up again this year with another crazy-forward-looking scan of the digital landscape.

http://bit.ly/b9wjdR OR  http://bit.ly/95zMXQ

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This entry was written by Christie, posted on August 23, 2010 at 2:28 pm, filed under Uncategorized. Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink.

The Ignorance Of Canada In The U.S.

Yesterday a friend sent me a link to the L.A. Times article re: the amazingly good health of Canada’s economy:  Canada’s economy can teach the U.S. a thing or two.

An excerpt from the piece: 

“We did a lot of things right going into the financial crisis,” said Glen Hodgson, senior vice president at the Conference Board of Canada, a business-membership and research group in Ottawa.

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This entry was written by Christie, posted on July 13, 2010 at 9:48 am, filed under Home and tagged . Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink.

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