I mentioned yesterday about how I was moving my site to WordPress.com. If you’re reading this post then it’s now live and my DNS has propagated. I moved the site for similar reasons that Daniel mentioned the other day. We’re thinking about collaborating on a… Continue reading →
Greg Linch likes to talk about commonplace books. It’s even what he named his Tumblr. Basically, it’s a means of collecting and storing all those bits of information that make our lives interesting. It could be a photo, an essay, or a quote. Regardless, it’s… Continue reading →
A Return to Blogging. Max Cutler writes about what he’s been up to in the last 6 months and about how he’s going to start writing more. I’m looking forward to what’s coming from his site.
What’s remarkable about [David Frum, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, and Paul Krugman], what gives me hope that there may be a way out of the bigger mess, of which this month’s meltdown is just a sympton, is that finally blogging is effectively routing around MSM. If you… Continue reading →
And a week or so later, when you try to remember what you said at this party, that really terrific thing, you rack your brain, but can’t quite come up with it. That’s Twitter. The blog, on the other hand, is slow, reliably reference-able, and… Continue reading →
I drove down to Eugene today to chat with Suzi Steffen’s J508 — Reporting and Information Strategies class. It’s always a lot of fun talking with Suzi’s classes and I think it’s awesome that she brings in people to talk with her students. Something I… Continue reading →
But that made sense to me because it was not that the technology was new, it was that we had figured out this medium, at least one of the native forms of what the Web was good for. It was about freshness and about frequency,… Continue reading →
Text to WordPress In One Easy Step. Cool tutorial for setting up a one step publishing workflow from iA’s Writer to WordPress. Bonus points for working with WordPress.com and self-hosted installations.
Put another way, writing a weblog full time is not unlike farming. Lots of chores and lots of busy work that take up time every single day, but the fruit of that labor is seasonal. Shawn Blanc — An Ode to Software.