"Twitter Strangers": Joel Johnson and Jonah Lehrer on CBC Radio's Spark

Prompted by my posts on "Why I Stalk a Sexy Black Woman on Twitter (And Why You Should, Too)" as well as my follow-up piece, CBC Radio's Spark interviewed me and me-if-I-were-10-times-smarter Jonah Lehrer on the benefits of following strangers on Twitter. [CBC.ca/spark] » 8/26/10 4:51pm 8/26/10 4:51pm

Stephen Fry Expands his Online Life with "Podgrams"

Gadget-loving actor Stephen Fry has added podcasting to his digital repertoire, though in quintessential Fry style he's dubbing them "podgrams." Issue one is out on his site now, detailing his recent arm-breaking disaster. We hope it heals soon Stephen, so that in future podgrams we can hear more of your thoughts on cool … » 2/20/08 6:18am 2/20/08 6:18am

Coolness Roundup: Cellphone Pen, the Inside Story

It's a busy episode with the Gurus of Cool covering everything from new hard drives for TiVo, free software for TiVo2Go, the HD DVD race heating up, a really big monitor and the inside scoop about that pen that's really a cellphone. All this, plus the Rapid Fire Roundup of Cool Products. [Free Podcast at Coolness… » 11/12/07 12:45pm 11/12/07 12:45pm

Pod2Mob - A Little Hunk of Code that Makes Your Mobile a Podcasting…

Not massively compelling but a nice little hack. Pod2Mob has created a system for turning podcasts to files that are playable through a mobile applet on almost any phone. Considering most phones have pretty crappy audio playback and no one in the US listens to music on their phones—yet—it's a great way to become an… » 8/22/05 8:05pm 8/22/05 8:05pm