What It Means to Be a Public Blogger: danah boyd's Hard Truth

[Editor's Note: The following is an edited transcript of danah boyd's 10 x 10 project presentation at BlogHer '14. This post first appeared on Medium.]...more
Thanks for the thoughtful insights and a blogging history lesson. Your article hits on several ...more

BlogHer14 Changed My Life So I May Now Help Change Others

The BlogHer 10th Anniversary conference provided so many opportunities to be inspired. As a first-time attendee, I experienced a dizzying number of sessions from which to choose. On Friday afternoon, I decided to attend the session entitled Deep Blogging – Non-Profit Boards: How and Why to Join One. I’m still not sure why. But in my transition from practicing attorney to dedicated advocate, it felt right somehow....more

(Video) Kara Swisher On The Next Internet

BlogHer '14 keynote interviewer Kara Swisher, American technology columnist, author, and Co-CEO of Revere Digital, says we shouldn’t focus on the technology, per se. Instead, we should be talking more about what it does and how it can solve major societal challenges. ...more

#BlogHer14 - An Alcoholic Perspective

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VictoriaCarn Thank you so much, Victoria! I could not agree more. WOW, six years is amazing!! ...more

Jory Des Jardins Interviews Andra Liemandt From the Band The Mrs

BlogHer did something this year at BlogHer’14 that it has never done before: launch a single. ...more

Thoughts on #BlogHer14

I never posted it, but I had drafted a post about BlogHer14 anticipation that I was going to schedule for the Thursday I’d be traveling to San Jose.I re-read it the day I returned home and I wanted to cry....more

Blog birthday (be)musings

"Childhood" by Michiev. Used with permission."Be brave. Ask your questions. Speak your truth."...more

There is Never a Good Answer

We go through life looking for answers in all the wrong places, and sometimes there is never a good answer. Last weekend I attended my first blogger conference, BlogHer 2014.  It was an amazing getting to meet so many virtual friends, and getting a taste of just how much I have yet to learn, about pretty much everything. There were some great speakers, including Kerry Washington who everyone (but me) seemed really stoked about seeing....more

BlogHer - An Open Letter to Brands

For 20 years I've been attending various conferences and I must say that my favorite is blogging conferences. It doesn't matter how weird or quirky you are - you'll be welcome with open arms. You're guaranteed to laugh AND cry, you'll be inspired, and somehow there always seems to be alcohol floating around....more