Whitney McNamara

Has worked at job. Studied at college. Born on June 19. Add your hometown.


When the Internet Is Your Hometown


I’ve long been fascinated with the idea of digital natives.

The term, generally credited to Mark Prensky, is intended to draw a…


Unintended Consequences

A Hyperbolic Gedankenexperiment In Five Acts


I. Modern Times


Masquerade Balls and Confessionals

On the 2.x Releases of the Social Internet


I. Identity and the Internet of Record


About Ephemerality: Inboxes and Importance

Being Some Thoughts on the Perceived Need for, and Function of, Ephemeral Content


On the Absence of Input


There was a little flurry of press out of SXSW yesterday, covering Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley's statement that the service has the potential to act like the…


When the Internet Is Your Hometown


I’ve long been fascinated with the idea of digital natives.

The term, generally credited to Mark Prensky, is intended to draw a…