Challenging conventional wisdom about the direction of media

New Yorker: Malcolm Gladwell: Priced to Sell – a scathing review of Wired’s Chris Anderson’s new book “Free: The Future of a Radical Price” and the concepts promoted within. NYTimes: Keeping News of Kidnapping Off Wikipedia – the NYTimes coordinated with Wikipedia staff to keep a factual event from appearing on the service. Say Everything: […]

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Michael Jackson’s reach was across generations, across the seas

YouTube: (Michael Jackson) Billie Jean – Sungha Jung: Wow. I had posted the following to Twitter, but it belongs here: “11 years old, standing on chestnut st. near 11th, outside store, watching tvs play Thriller thru a window. that was me.” Michael Jackson’s death triggered moments of reflection for many. So many that services across […]

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A Blogging History Worth Reading?

I’m really looking forward to reading Scott Rosenberg’s “Say Everything”. I’m sure “Say Everything” will be a book I can share with others (which I do with “Dreaming in Code”) to provide them insight into why I do some of the things I do and why I get so damn passionate about them. Writing a […]

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Reading about Graphviz

While gearing up on a content management project, a few developers were wrangling with how to share solution diagrams between Visio and OmniGraffle. While there is a level of compatibility between the two, its not ideal. While researching, I went off into a related tangent, a cross platform tool that I can manipulate from a […]

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