MAKE Founder Dale Dougherty Profiled

Posted by on Jul 1, 2012 in DIY, Video | No Comments

Dale Dougherty is the founder of MAKE Magazine and Maker Faire. He believes in a simple idea: that we all have potential to be makers. He is passionate about creating a generation who are creative, innovative, curious, and making things to improve our world.

Kubrick Explains 2001

Posted by on Nov 19, 2010 in Movies | No Comments

One of the most common things I get when I show folks Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey is WTF just happened. I don’t get it. Well in an interview with Kubrick in 1969 he kind of lays it out in a pretty straight-forward manner. You begin with an artifact left on earth four million […]

Bill Maher’s Interview With Jimmy Carter

Posted by on Oct 31, 2010 in Miscellaneous | No Comments

Interview with former President Jimmy Carter Bill Maher’s entire interview with Jimmy Carter has been posted at HBO, and it’s worth watching just to note the disconnect between the view of Carter that’s been cemented into many folks brains and the reality of the man, who was a smart, pragmatic, and effective president.

I Just Don't Understand, I Just Don't

Posted by on Jan 2, 2010 in Media, Politics | No Comments

For days just about everybody that can get in front of a TV camera have been attacking Janet Napolitano about the interview she gave on Meeting the Press. Here is Napolitano’s exact quote: Once this incident occurred, everything went according to clockwork, not only sharing throughout the air industry, but also sharing with state and […]

Maybe She Is Actually A "Sane" Senator

Posted by on Jan 1, 2010 in Politics | No Comments

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) took a pretty darn refreshing attitude this week about the nature of lawmakers’ responsibilities. In a profile in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, she offered some uncommon candor on life first three years in the Senate and her frustration with the way Washington works. “I’m very frustrated with some of the habits […]

Video: Matt Mullenweg Fireside Chat

Posted by on Dec 26, 2009 in Video | No Comments

This is a wonderful hour long interview by Liz Danzico of Matt Mullenweg, founder of both WordPress and Automattic from a few weeks ago. This isn’t about WordPress, but instead open source software, Matt’s insights on design, entrepreneurship, and much more. I’ve seen numerous interviews with Matt about WordPress and blogging, which of course is […]