A chat with the star of Bozeman’s thunderstorm-tubing video

Saturday evening’s thunderstorm brought sheets of lashing rain to most of Bozeman, downing small branches, partially flooding city streets and making fools of those of us who left car windows open even a tiny crack. It also brought out the chroniclers among us. Many, many people took to the social networks during and after the… Continue reading A chat with the star of Bozeman’s thunderstorm-tubing video

YouTube hopes real names will help defeat nasty comments

YouTube is trying to get people who post comments on the video sharing site to use their real names, [according to the official YouTube blog](http://youtube-global.blogspot.com/2012/06/choosing-how-youre-seen-on-youtube.html). Starting back on June 29, the site gave users the choice of how their identity should appear. Users can pull information from their Google ID and even from their Google… Continue reading YouTube hopes real names will help defeat nasty comments

Drunk posting epidemic sweeping nation, company responds with Firefox addon

We receive thousands of press releases a week at the Chronicle. Our general e-mail inbox is stuffed with companies hoping for free ink every day. And of all those thousands of releases, I read approximately one every month. Lucky you, I decided to write a blog post about the one press release I read this… Continue reading Drunk posting epidemic sweeping nation, company responds with Firefox addon

Monsters on your television

Boing Boing provided me with this video while I was rummaging through my RSS reader this morning. As the title of the video says, it’s a bit creepy. I wonder if we can get something similar made to fight for Net Neutrality… (via Boing Boing)