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I’m afraid of Americans: Friday Infographic

Americans are big into media and now big into social media. No revelations there. Via PC Magazine, consulting firm Hasia has our Friday Infographic of how Americans consume social media. You can draw your own conclusions.

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AliveWeb infographic

With Skype/Facebook and Google hangouts promoting real time video chat there is talk of the AliveWeb. You can even use Hangouts to watch youtube videos with your friends. (Detailed how to after the jump.)

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Friday Infographic: Social Media

Quick Friday infographic fun – from Socialcast.

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OTR/OTG garden

Richard got the land cleared for the garden, five raised beds built and just for good measure a nice little structure to store tools, collect water and lounge.

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OTR/OTG in Southeast Asia

Richard and the crew headed to SE Asia for a trip through a number of countries.  Journal starts here. Richard got a lot of great information, pictures and videos. Of special note we would like to thank Brunton for their sponsorship.

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OTR/OTG site launches

Jason pushed the OTR/OTG site live yesterday.  It has a concept video and already has a good number of posts from Richard in the journal section including some great posts and pictures from Richards trip to Kenya. There are also a few videos including “Geofrey’s Goat,” where Richard slaughters a goat with a knife and […]

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OTR/OTG new project

I have started to work on a new project with artist Richard Sudden and digital media producer Jason Vise called On the Road/Off the Grid. We are going to produce an ongoing video series with accompanying social media to chronicle Richards travels as he looks for innovative sustainability projects to bring back to his property […]

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Google’s Socialstream

Google comes to the table with a social networks aggregator. From the site: “Socialstream is the result of a Google-sponsored capstone project in the Master’s program at Carnegie Mellon University’s Human-Computer Interaction Institute. This project was guided by three goals that built upon each other: Initial Task: Rethink and reinvent online social networking Refined Focus: […]

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Hyperlocal Deadpool: Backfence

Hyperlocal takes a hit with the closing of Backfence. Lot’s of people have opinions. From American Journalism Review: “The idea of virtual town squares seemed so promising that within months Potts (a veteran reporter and editor at the Washington Post and cofounder of its digital division) and DeFife (founder and chief executive of Womenconnect.com for […]

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MySpace TV

In a bid to compete with Youtube, MySpace announces plans for MySpace TV. From Adweek: “News Corp.’s MySpace will launch an enhanced beta version of its video site this week designed to compete with Google’s YouTube. “This is the next step in the evolution of video on MySpace,” said Jeff Berman, gm of video at […]

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