From the monthly archives:

July 2006

I think the latest Pew study on newspaper and online news readership is worth paying some attention to, and I say that knowing full well that by the time I'm done I will wind up agreeing (again) with Nick "the Voice of Doom" Carr, and God knows I hate to do that (David Newberger has…

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Why CEOs should blog

by Mathew on July 31, 2006 · 18 comments

I'm going to do something I don't usually do, and that's disagree with my friend and fellow meshconference.com organizer Rob Hyndman on the subject of whether CEOs should blog or not -- sparked by the New York Times article on the subject. Rob says that he doesn't see how a CEO could possibly have the…

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Walking along the street, you decide to make a phone call with your cell. Pulling out your phone, it detects a wireless signal and logs on automatically, allowing you to make your call by Wi-Fi instead of using your expensive cellular service. Sounds great, doesn't it? And hopefully, someday, that dream will come true and…

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My thanks go out to Jason Kottke, whose remaindered links provide an almost endless source of great material for reading and thinking, for a recent link to an essay by Paul Graham, the programmer turned venture capitalist/incubator guy. Paul writes blog posts too, but he also writes thoughtful essays about all kinds of things --…
During all the discussion of the Long Tail that went on recently between Lee Gomes and Chris Anderson -- with Nick Carr playing the part of the umpire -- one of the things that got talked about was "hits" or "stars" and whether they can come from the tail or not. I was thinking of…

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