Grim statistics about poverty, shoddy housing, and bleak opportunities may not mean much until you know the story behind them. So Portland's creative laureate is focusing on new ways to get residents to share theirs.
As we recently chronicled, Myspace is attempting to do what few sites have managed: a major comeback.
At one point back in 2006, it was the not only the top social network but the most visited site of any kind.
A few years later, it was an easy punch line. Myspace was undone by a clutter of ads and widgets, balky service, and a little thing called Facebook, which came along offering a simpler and superior user experience.