Yes, I’m a technology addict. I believe that technology can and will continue to enable incredible advances for society and humankind. Save the Dark Side ideas for other people.
So when a friend from Silicon Valley releases a new app, what do I do? I post it here.
Haystack can be described as a “Pandora for news video”, a mashup of hashtags and short subject videos that makes discovery of relevant short clips easier. It’s another example of the restructuring of news, where topic curation is no longer just in the hands of news room editors.
If you have an iPad, try it out and let me know what you think, pros and cons.