Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

alive in baghdad staffer killed

from BaghdadBrian in the twittersphere: Alive in Baghdad correspondent Ali Shafeya was killed on December 14th, details are still coming in. He was 24, survived by mom and sister. and: but is that worth even one human’s life? We are still not 100% sure its not the assignment we gave that killed him. and: We’ve […]

google knol – finder becomes producer

Google is playing around with a new Wikipedia competitor, knol: Earlier this week, we started inviting a selected group of people to try a new, free tool that we are calling “knol”, which stands for a unit of knowledge. Our goal is to encourage people who know a particular subject to write an authoritative article […]