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I'm not sure how many people noticed, but Clive Thompson -- one of my favourite technology and science writers -- returned to blogging this week. Clive writes regularly for the New York Times magazine, and his most recent piece was an excellent look at Twitter and the phenomenon of "ambient awareness" that such social-media tools…


Boy, does Google know the way to a blogger’s heart or what? According to the Wall Street Journal, the company is setting up an 8,000 square-foot blogging playground at the Democratic National Convention (and at the subsequent Republican convention), complete with food, massages, smoothies, a candy buffet and couches to nap on — all for…


Just a quick note to let everyone know that I haven't died or given up blogging. I'm still in Florida, and the sunshine and beaches (combined with a lack of high-speed Internet) have caused a decline in blogging activity. Normal service should be resumed soon.
Rafe Needleman at Webware has a post up on CoverItLive, which reminded me that I've been meaning to write about this live-blogging tool for awhile now (and no, I'm not going to "live-blog" this post -- that would be too recursive for words). The company, which is based in Toronto, used to be called Altcaster,…


I'm on vacation again -- for the week -- and will be posting from time to time, but likely not with the same frequency. That's because I will be here: or watching something like this: or doing something like this: