Whether their intentions are noble or not

Mario’s asking me for “some links to some oakland blogs on the street.” Something that “captures the block.” So here you go Mario: This and other amazing citizen media from Oakland youth is available on Youth Radio. Learn more about Youth...
Fall Sun, Spider Webs, Maple Leaves, and DNTEL

Fall Sun, Spider Webs, Maple Leaves, and DNTEL

Today is one of those days: typing as furiously as possible to get through what Things tells me to. But, then a ray of sun poked out, shining through the orange-tinged chlorophyll of the maple tree right outside my window. A glistening reflection off of a wee...

Purpose and Ambition

When you’ve been blogging for this long – almost five years now – you begin to realize that the personal blog is something of an enclosed pulpit, a sermon to self, a sabbath reminder of your values and goals and needs and room to grow. You repeat...
Experimentos en Podcasteando

Experimentos en Podcasteando

Revaz me está visitando acá en Medallo. Siempre es divertido poder presentar una ciudad querida, como Medellín, a un amigo querido. Aquí está en Envigado: Este año Revaz ha estado trabajando como maestro ayudante en Oakland, California. Les dio a sus alumnos dos...

[Proposal] Ignite Oakland

Compared to our neighbor across the bay, Oakland typically doesn’t have too much to show off when it comes to innovative online media. Sure, there are a few great bloggers like George Kelley, Mari, Afrogeek, and Cyrus Farivar, and at least one excellent podcast...
In Memory of Ichiro Sasaki (1924 – 2007)

In Memory of Ichiro Sasaki (1924 – 2007)

Grandpa sporting the cool kicks with his mom and dad, 1927 When people who mattered to me died I began to feel that something was required of me. Sometimes something would be required that I could do, and I did it. Sometimes when I didn’t know what was required,...