Alex Dalenberg

I write about new media,freelancers and new ways of working for @upstartbusiness. I’m also the founder of @anecdotable,a business recording oral histories.


Drinking beer with the fanatical fans of Ingress

Google’s underground game is taking over the world


No matter what killed BOA intern Moritz Erhardt, working 72 hours straight is not right

Our working culture’s unhealthy relationship with sleep


It’s still too early to know why 21-year-old Bank of America intern Moritz Erhardt died, but allegations that the young man collapsed after working 72 hours straight have touched a nerve.


MySpace redux? Three reasons News Corp’s social network for WSJ might actually work


Just two years after unloading MySpace at a $545 million loss, it looks like News Corporation


A running tally of literary larceny

The ABAA’s missing and stolen books blog


A few weeks ago I stumbled on the literary world’s version of the old MISSING notices that used to be printed on the side of milk cartons. Or maybe a better analogy would be the book world’s AMBER Alert.

If an antique text goes missing, there’s a good chance that an…


Drinking beer with the fanatical fans of Ingress

Google’s underground game is taking over the world