Monthly Archives: June 2010

Like a piano recital, but different….

Exactly 5 minutes of me doing an ignite presentation at the google i/o 2010 conference.  I make my case for location aware journalism and describe a vision I had in the Utah desert.   I start at 24:35, but all the … Continue reading

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See That Building: Broadway musicals, Studs Terkel and location-based storytelling

Ah the serendipity of radio.  Last night I was station-surfing, driving home across the Golden Gate, when I caught a broadcast of the song “Something to Point to (See That Building),” from that improbable and fabulous Broadway musical, “Working,” inspired … Continue reading

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Block of Time: O’Farrell Street

My latest adventure in  what I’ve come to call “location-based storytelling” was featured earlier this month in a San Francisco festival of “locative media & urban community” called City Centered, sponsored by the Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, and … Continue reading

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Block of Time Phone Numbers

If you happen to be walking down the 900 block of O’Farrell Street (between Polk and Van Ness) in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District, try some of these numbers as you pass by, for stories….

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