Sunday, July 31, 2011

Happy Birthday MTV: 30 years later

Posted By on Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 10:01 PM

My dad had just celebrated his 30th birthday. At the time he was working all nighters for the first cable company in San Antonio, Rogers CATV. Tonight, he came home somewhat early with a light brown box in hand that had little black and white numbers. The appliance was...

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Saturday, July 30, 2011

Sweatshop the video game

Posted By on Sat, Jul 30, 2011 at 2:07 PM

Sweatshop is a web browser video game where players struggle to meet the demands fashion with workers who are under-paid, and under-nourished. "Sweatshop is a light-hearted game, but it’s based upon very present realities that many workers around the world contend with each day."-playsweatshop.com Littleloud Studios and London's Channel 4...

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Friday, July 29, 2011

Eagle Ford fracking body packed with industry interests

Posted By on Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 6:51 PM

How does one shatter dense rock thousands of feet below ground with a toxic slurry and suck up the oil and gas in a environmentally responsible manner? Is safe "fracking" of oil shales even possible?

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Save Our Inboxes, 10 Rules to Reverse the Email Spiral

Posted By on Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 10:41 AM

The Email Charter was created in response to the massive time suck of email correspondence. The call to action was originally initiated by TED Curator Chris Anderson and TEDScribe Jane Wulf with a blog post read by over 45,000 people. By visiting http://emailcharter.org you can read the charter, sign it,...

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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Veterans group forced to vacate as H-E-B expands downtown

Posted By on Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 9:29 AM

In the rush to pack up and move out Wednesday, Brothers of Fallen Heroes founder and president Bert Hernandez spoke of countless fellow veterans, troubled and homeless, that have sought help at his office downtown. "We give them food if we have it, assistance, and we help show them where there's help available. They know we'll listen to them, we understand what they're going through.

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Urban-15's Hot Hot Hot Latin dance class for seniors

Posted By on Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 6:56 AM

Down on South Presa Street in an old converted church, the URBAN-15 Group is a hotbed of creative activity.

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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Get your Vudu on, it's like Netflix for poor people

Posted By on Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 11:56 AM

Today Walmart.com announced their arrival into the world of HD streaming. They're prepared to go head-to-head with rival content streaming giant Netflix. Now Walmart.com customers have the option to select a digital VUDU title streamed to more than 300 VUDU-enabled devices, including select HDTVs, Blu-ray Disc players and the PlayStation®3....

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

30 Days of Creativity

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 12:44 PM

30 Days of Creativity is a social initiative encouraging people to create stuff (anything) every day for 30 days in June.

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Saturday, July 23, 2011

Amy Winehouse and RIP Tweets

Posted By on Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 6:48 PM

"When a celebrity dies the whole Internet turns into a battleground of one-up-man-ship" via @jsmooth995...

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Friday, July 22, 2011

San Antonio's very haunted downtown

Posted By on Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 8:37 AM

Disembodied whispers and phantom footsteps, doors open and close by themselves, the lights flicker as a ghostly apparition appears... With a rich history that spans over three centuries, it should come as no surprise that San Antonio ranks as one of the most haunted cities in the United...

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