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Social Media in Focus

Social Media in Focus

Local businesses that want to better understand the benefits and potential risks of social media now have two new resources available to them. Companies that need a basic primer can now turn to a...

Bookmarks for April 26th

Bookmarks for April 26th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on April 26th: Cosmic Dark Matter Clumps Into Cigar Shapes: For this study, the researchers used the Prime Focus Camera...

Bookmarks for April 19th

Bookmarks for April 19th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on April 19th: Is Internet Civility an Oxymoron?: Peer News, a new site launching in Hawaii and funded by eBay...

AsiaPacificFilms.com Offers Free Trial

AsiaPacificFilms.com Offers Free Trial

With a collection of over 250  films by Asian and Pacific Islanders, AsiaPacificFilms.com is the idealized, online equivalent of a independent film festival. No cramped schedules, no limited runs, every title available 24-7. TechCrunch described...

Bookmarks for April 12th

Bookmarks for April 12th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on April 12th: Rogue Brown Dwarf Lurks in Our Cosmic Neighborhood: Brown dwarf-hunting astronomers have reported the discovery of a...

Waitiki Hits Honolulu

Waitiki Hits Honolulu

Waitiki is a Boston-based musical collective, but their sound — dubbed “exotica“ — is undeniably influenced by the islands. And the group will have its only public Honolulu performances of 2010 this week… two different shows...

Bookmarks for March 29th

Bookmarks for March 29th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on March 29th: Surfing the globe: A solar-powered, ocean-going device that looks like a Boogie board is being developed in...

Bookmarks for March 24th

Bookmarks for March 24th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on March 24th: Extraterrestrial Hurricane Discovered at Neptune’s South Pole: Something’s afoot at Neptune’s South Pole. Astronomers took a series...

Bookmarks for March 17th

Bookmarks for March 17th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked through March 17th: 48 Hawaii-only species given endangered listing: The Obama administration declared 48 species as endangered and announced plans...

Onward to SXSW Interactive

Onward to SXSW Interactive

I’m at Gate 7 of Honolulu International Airport, about to board my redeye flight. I’m en route to SXSW Interactive. It’ll be my second year at this gargantuan geek fest, once again as part...

Bookmarks for March 8th

Bookmarks for March 8th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on March 8th: We can clear up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch: Once a five-mile stretch of golden sand, Kamilo...

David Buys Goliath

David Buys Goliath

“Staff-wide meeting at The Honolulu Advertiser. Similar meeting called at The Star-Bulletin. This can’t be good for anyone. Honolulu Advertiser education writer Loren Moreno tweeted that this afternoon, moments before the news once again...

Bookmarks for February 22nd

Bookmarks for February 22nd

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on February 22nd: Navy gives new minisub a try: Submergence Group LLC, which builds experimental submarines, thought it could build...

Bookmarks for February 16th

Bookmarks for February 16th

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on February 16th: ‘Second invasion’ threatens nurseries: The tiny noisemakers have returned to Waimanalo where they are mounting a “second...