Monthly Archives: June 2012

Thread: Our Supreme Court

I almost put a question mark at the end of that. Because so many people were so sure that it wasn’t ours, rather it belonged to the part of the American political system that had lost its mind. Advertisements

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Thread: Bi-partisan.

I’ve read a few thousand words today about the Supreme Court decision, but haven’t heard anyone observe that it was bipartisan. That’s why it’s so powerful. We have two branches of government led by people who take their jobs and … Continue reading

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Two suggestions for podcast clients

If you’re working on a podcast client here are two suggestions for improving your RSS and OPML support. 1. RSS has a cloud element that makes it possible for a feed subscriber to request notifications of updates so that user … Continue reading

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Quick review: Chrome on iPad

I’m a Chrome user on Mac and Windows, so of course I wanted to try it on the iPad, and I liked it immediately. But I don’t think I can switch from Safari. One reason is the toolbar bookmarks don’t … Continue reading

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The story of podcasting

I had a recorded phone conversation yesterday with Andrew Phelps of Nieman Journalism Lab about the development of podcasting. From the initial idea from Adam, to the enclosure element in RSS, the experimentation at Berkman, the Democratic Convention in 2004, … Continue reading

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Obama’s failure is a web failure

The President ran a great campaign, even if it wasn’t the ideal campaign. He used the Internet in a one-way mode. It wasn’t used to organize new politicial ideas that came from the people, but it was used, powerfully, to … Continue reading

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CNN really sucks

On my lunch break I watched a little CNN. They had a 10-minute segment on what happens if ObamaCare is overturned. What was the substance of the discussion? How does it help or hurt Mitt Romney and Barack Obama, both … Continue reading

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