“The Conversation” gets it right

I’ve never been a fan of talk radio. Both sides (liberal and conservative) rant and rave about their positions and don’t listen to other perspectives. There’s no incentive to present facts or honest debate because that’s not what sells – the bombast always wins out, whether it’s Al Frankin or

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East Coast bias on Twitter

There is such an East Coast Bias on Twitter. As far as the subject matter goes, it’s no worse than any other medium. But I’m talking about when people tweet: See that spike between 9 and 10 am EST? Twitter users on the east coast can basically wake up and

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Kudos Kevin Wallace

After reading plans for light rail transit in Bellevue, all I can say is kudos to Kevin Wallace. Not only did he bring fresh ideas to Bellevue City Council, but he also averted disaster, avoiding a $500 MM investment in an unnecessary tunnel. Here’s Kevin’s plan for light rail in

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Ashton Kutcher rules the Internet?

I read a disturbing statistic on the Royal Pingdom blog today (a great source for Internet and social media BOEs): Out of 27.3 MM Twitter users, 4.25 MM follow Ashton Kutcher. That’s 16%! That’s way too high. If you’re following Ashton Kutcher, do us all a favor and unfollow. The

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