Why I Gave Up Blogs To Read More Books

I logged into Bloglines today for the first time in weeks. 1000+ posts. That is how many I missed among the 63 feeds that I now read, or, did read. At one time, just a few years ago, I read overt 300 RSS feeds almost daily. What happened? Why have [...]

Content Populism: Blogs Are Not Conversations, They Are Echo Chambers

When I first began blogging back in 2003, it almost felt like a form of media disobedience. We were called “amateurs” but we felt more like “revolutionaries.” The Cluetrain Manifesto had set us free. We were going to talk about what mattered, the stuff the main stream media ignored. We would [...]