Media: Thanks for the news about Ebola – now what do I do?

In the last few months, Ebola has been on people’s minds especially those who are working to curb the spread of the virus and providing humanitarian relief to the millions of people that could be exposed in the three main countries: Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. $13.5 million from CERF is largest for single crisis … Continue reading Media: Thanks for the news about Ebola – now what do I do?

Do you know who you’re talking to?

Sitting in a room today full of people enthusiastic about social media and the future it has in the world of media and communication raised a lot of questions in my mind about new vs. traditional media. The colliding worlds of social media and traditional media can’t (and shouldn’t) be ignored. It’s a sign of … Continue reading Do you know who you’re talking to?

The future of news and info – defined by us or by someone else?

On a whim and with little prep time, I submitted an info-graphic project I worked on while in Timor-Leste for an international information design competition. Low and behold, my project was selected by the Jury to be one of the selected projects for the IIID Award and it might even be featured in the IIIDaward … Continue reading The future of news and info – defined by us or by someone else?

If we’re on the information superhighway, can we slow down?

… or at least learn to enjoy the ride (like this photo of the drive along Lac Leman between Geneva and Lausanne)? In the day and age of having information at our fingertips and spending probably 8 hours a day of a computer, how do we learn to slow down? With most of us on … Continue reading If we’re on the information superhighway, can we slow down?