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Social Media

Jabber and Decentralization

Originally published at Many-to-Many and now archived at the Wayback Machine One of the most pivotal weblog essays I’ve read was Jonathon Delacour’s Alibis and Consistent Lies. In it he wrote: That’s it: where my own interests lie. In other words, hardly anything to do with telling the literal truth; and everything to do with fashioning […]

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Social Media Web

Guest Blog #2

Originally published at Many-to-Many now archived at the Wayback Machine Every once in a while I let someone talk me into using an instant messaging service, such as ICQ. I would forget that I had it installed and be working happily away on some book or article, or doing my taxes when there’d be this […]

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Social Media Web

Guest Blog #1

Originally posted at Many-to-Many, now archived at Wayback Machine Software developers have traditionally used one phrase when testing text output in a new programming environment — “Hello, World!” We need to devise a new form of “Hello World” when testing unfamiliar weblogging software because every weblog post we write is a form of “Hello World!” […]

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Just Shelley People

Curves and Blogs

Clay Shirky has updated his article to incorporate new data. He pointed to a new list over at Technorati created in response to his article: Top 100 Interesting New Comers I’m on the list. But then, I’m also on Technorati’s Top 100 as well as Technorati’s 100 Interesting Recent blogs. What can I say, I’m a Technorati Blog Magnet. Clay […]

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Just Shelley

Load of hooie isn’t in the guidebook

I’m sorry, I used a term like “a load of hooie” in my last posting rather than using some more learned discussion. I didn’t treat Clay’s article with the serious reverence due to it, and didn’t use enough words from the “How to impress people when you write” guidebook, here next to my computer. I’ll […]