When you live by the link, you die by the link

Two instances of links reinforcing and strengthening what shouldn’t be: Shelley Powers: Link Link Link. Doc Searls: Tale of Whoa. Related: Matt Cutts: Dropping Valleywag. Russell Beattie: Blog Sensationalism. Nick Carr: The amorality of web 2.0. Finally, from a terrific book: David Weinberger: “Small Pieces Loosely Joined”: we can see reflected in the Web just […]

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“The only architecture that matters”

lesscode: The pragmatic’s guide to Web architectures : The Web thrives not because it uses a strict architectural style and a coherent technology stack. It thrives because so many sites pay little attention to REST and choose to focus on their users instead. It thrives because mal-formed HTML pages include GIFs and PNGs and Flash […]

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Norgs: the unconference: “this is the day that the war ends”

I wanted to post this quickly to point you to a few participants and their reports, the day was too big skip without getting at least this up. I will have more later, about the day, the format (hey – the unconference format works!), and thoughts for the future. While not as diverse as we […]

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He resigned

But are any lessons learned here? Jim Brady at WashingtonPost.com: …When we hired Domenech, we were not aware of any allegations that he had plagiarized any of his past writings. In any cases where allegations such as these are made, we will continue to investigate those charges thoroughly in order to maintain our journalistic integrity. […]

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This isn’t about the Post, it’s about WashingtonPost.com!

In a link driven world, where attention equals influence, *any* attention is good attention for someone who is a pundit and in the media. Hear me out now… WashingtonPost.com is aware of the growing controversy over “Red America” – the blog for a part (the majority?) of Americans. If WashingtonPost.com had integrity, they would realize […]

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