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Blogging as an outboard brain

This superb post by Cory Doctorow, novelist and editor of Boing Boing, offers a philosophy of blogging extremely similar to what I’ve described in the past as continuous publishing. I really identify with what he’s saying here and it goes some way to explaining why… Read More ›

The E-mail Charter

I came across this great initiative via Blair Matthews – it started with a blog post by Chris Anderson and Jane Wulf from TED that has since been added to by a wide range of contributors: 10 Rules to Reverse… Read More ›

Social Media and Ambient Intimacy

There’s an extremely important idea expressed in this video if you can get past the irritating presenter: I’ve written more about this idea here. It needs to be treated carefully but this formulation shouldn’t be dismissed.