Monthly Archives: October 2013

Twitter posts != blog posts

Back in March 2011 I wrote a piece about how feeds would model Twitter posts. This came up yesterday, after writing a post about app.net, one of the things it uncovered is that there is a service that brings content … Continue reading

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Young Marc Canter

Marc explains multimedia 20 years ago. I like it! 🙂

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How is app.net the future?

I asked that question in a challenging way because I want the answer. Lots of people seem to think it does have a future. Why? Twitter ==> Facebook We’re all going to be looking for Plan B at some point, … Continue reading

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No country for old developers

The Boing Boing recap on my piece on the way the NYT does tech reviews was pretty awful (superficial, sexist, racist, ageist, and pretty much wrong about who I am, and he misread an important part of the post thinking … Continue reading

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The confusing new domain name system

ICANN feels the need to create a lot more namespaces, which is imho a bad move. For example, in the new scheme, Google will own the .blog namespace. So if I wanted to protect my investment in Scripting News, which … Continue reading

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How the Times reviews tech today

I always read NYT movie reviews after I see a movie, and get a lot out of it. I would like them to treat tech as seriously. I tweeted that yesterday, and Farhad Manjoo, who writes for a number of … Continue reading

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I want a hackable Twitter

We desperately need a hackable Twitter. We’re being so totally held back by their very narrow business model. Another tweet from earlier today, expanded into a blog post. I get so many ideas for things I could add on to … Continue reading

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