Monthly Archives: December 2011

What a mess

Earlier I reported that Twitter was down just as I was publishing two big pieces. Then things got worse. The URL shortener we use that runs behind r2.ly went down too. So you were doubly-blocked by a creaky infrastructure that … Continue reading

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Blogger of the Year

Every year, when I have it together, I name someone blogger of the year. It’s always a person, never an organization — because that’s essential imho to being a blogger. To think of a tech pub like the NY Times … Continue reading

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Twitter is down

I published my end-of-year think piece, The Un-Internet, about an hour ago by posting it to my linkblog. Which, among other places, flows to Twitter. Which is down. This has blunted the impact. No retweets, no kudos, no condemnation! Proves … Continue reading

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Let’s try Livefyre

This is a test. var fyre = LF({site_id: 294918});

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The Un-Internet

The tech world is in an infinite loop. I’ve written about it so many times, but that’s how it goes with loops. You don’t have to write original stuff more than once. Each time around the loop, at some point, … Continue reading

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Moving a domain off wordpress.com

I want to transfer frontiernews.org to hover.com. Right now it’s hosted on wordpress.com, using their domain management system. I’ve done this before so I know there’s a way to transfer a domain off wordpress.com. I’m following the instructions on their … Continue reading

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Morning Coffee Notes

Good morning! The year is almost over, and finally we’re getting some winter weather in NYC. A few notes, along with coffee. A tradition here on Scripting News. 1. My visiting scholarship at NYU is over. It was a two-year … Continue reading

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