With the exception of the web browser itself (and I have three different browsers open right now as I write this, as I often do), it’s hard for me to think of a digital tool more integral to my life than Google Reader. I probably do the majority of my online browsing inside Reader, I […]Read more "Someone took my feedbag"
NOTE: I write this post mindful that it violates a vow I made some time ago around the insidious and insipid use of the term “content”. I regret my lack of integrity, and my inability to transcend a crime in my ongoing efforts to condemn it. There was much consternation and embittered observation following freelance […]Read more "The bucket has a hole in it, let’s plug it"
Boring site update: after I noted my intention to nuke my website in order to save it, I received a number of friendly tips and offers. Thanks to Zack (who alerted me to the problem), Clint (who suggested I may have been hit by a Pharmahack), Alan, D’Arcy and Jim. Pat Lockley seemed confident that […]Read more "Is this Abject enough?"
Wetter water, slimier slime! shared CC by mattedgar I am trapped in a quagmire of delirium. First, a quote from Yochai Benkler, prompted by a reading of Scott Leslie’s preliminary musings on the networked university: My basic claim is that people are diversely motivated, and that large-scale collaboration platforms, with permeable boundaries, freedom and capacity […]Read more "“The squirming facts exceed the squamous mind”"
I was meaning to add my bit to this post from Cole Camplese, and now I see he has even name-checked me in the comments… Cole essentially asks if it is worth it to continue on with Flickr at the paid “Pro” level. I’ll leave that question aside, and ask one of my own. Can […]Read more "Online photo sharing as harbinger of irrelevance"