After little more than a week, the NYT’s new podcast has become a daily habit already. Give it a try (I thought the Goldman episode was the strongest so far, so I’m linking to that one).
All it takes is a small step – gravity will take care of the rest. And yet, and yet. This 16-minute documentary from Sweden brilliantly captures people struggling with themselves as they stand atop the ten meter tower, ready to jump into the water. Or maybe not. Or maybe yes. Or maybe not.
Wikipedia is a remarkable repository of knowledge, but it’s facing some tough challenges. It’s struggling to keep around volunteer editors to write articles and to draw users reading on smartphones. Then there are internal power struggles to boot. Can this project, based on altruism and open source, change quickly enough to survive?