SXSW 2012: Saying Goodbye To Your Digital Self

October 24, 2011

With such a disposable way of documenting our lives, have social networks set us up for cultural extinction? Using Geocities and Friendster as case studies, this panel will explore the issues and possible solutions to the loss of digital memory on both a personal and cultural level.


Champions For WordPress

August 26, 2011

And thus came the tweet that started it all. I announced on twitter that I found their WordPress article to be ‘so misinformed it’s mind-boggling’. I mentioned @nowtoronto directly, admittedly in an attempt to get their attention; I wanted them to recognize their wrongdoing in providing the masses with hyperbolic paranoid tech blabber. As it turns out, Errett is the manager of Now magazine, and he was quite prompt in telling me, he was still right and WordPress, in whatever form, was still bad and unsafe and an evil capitalist tool…

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Facebook Video Calling Looms Over Google+

July 6, 2011

What make Facebook Video Calling special is the timing of it’s release (with regards to Google+) and their partnership with Skype – soon to be owned by Facebook shareholder Microsoft. Simply put – what makes Facebook Video Calling special is it’s potential to be huge.

Beware The Online Filter Bubble

June 21, 2011

In this discussion, Pariser identifies some of the problems with online companies tailoring content to individual users.


5 Google Products You’re Probably Not Using (And Why)

June 7, 2011

I felt a bit like Andy Rooney – a self proclaimed completely average person, who was amazingly out of touch with the mainstream. However, the more that I explored the extensive list of Google apps, I realized that I probably wasn’t the only one oblivious to them.


The Stranger And My iPhone: An All Access Pass To The Life Of Dana Herlihey

June 1, 2011

I suppose there is something quite special in a stranger having unfiltered access to your life…


Saying Goodbye To Your (Digital) Self

May 16, 2011

As our digital self increasingly mirrors and extends our ‘real life’ self, our online memories become as important to us as the ones we construct IRL.

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Hipster vs Hipster; Battle of the iPhone Photography Apps

December 15, 2010

Instagram is experiencing some incredibly steady growth, proving itself to be the obviously more social friendly app


No Email Day

September 15, 2010

No Email Day restricted all Stitch staff members from reading, writing, and accessing their email accounts. The intention was to see how frequent (and almost obsessive) emailing was affecting our individual productivity as well as our ability to assess our priorities.

How To Predict The Future

September 2, 2010

While it is rather feeble to debate what type of device we will be designing and developing for in the future, the one common denominator is the screen – large or small, this is where we are optimizing our designs.