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We just got Guitar Hero here at Indaba (it was a birthday present from someone special) and I can legitimately say that it might ruin my life. I now understand what all the fuss is about - it's A LOT of fun to play. I...

I don't think I blogged about it but a few months ago the Republican Party of NY called me saying I had won some kind of award for support of the ideals and candidates of the party. My laughter made it clear that they had...

In the morning, we learned that original ideas for the internet date back to the 1830s...

The highlight from yesterday (our 2nd day down here at SXSW) had to be meeting Bela Fleck and seeing the world premier of his documentary film, Throw Down Your Heart (co-produced with his brother). Bela is one of our favorite musicians (and people) at Indaba;...

Although I consider my parents to be pretty hip when it comes to technology (see my mom quoted in Wired for evidence), I must confess that I do think conversations with them about the internet and particularly about social technologies often reveal generational gaps in...

I'm not sure anyone outside the Indaba office cares, but wii're getting a Wii. The team has been working very hard the past few weeks (months/years), and we finally decided it was time to get a Wii. Actually, I am getting a Wii, but it...

I've always felt that music has the power to inspire like no other medium - when Will.I.Am combines his music with Obama's words and rhetorical style, the result is, well, inspiring. Watch as Common, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Scarlet Johansen, Herbie Hancock and countless others join...

I don't think many Indabans are aware of this fact, but I was a child actor. Not a child actor like Gary Coleman or anything, but I did some small things when I was really young and then I had a major role in a...