I’m no good at predictions. An example: when the video-enabled iPod was released, I raved a little about the thing but noted that I didn’t see much point in adding video. So, I don’t have predictions for 2011, but here are a few things I’d like to see in the new year. (1) Media organizations […]

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Mark on November 14th, 2009

Just a note, aimed mainly at those of you who read this blog through RSS. When I changed themes, I moved from regularly publishing interesting links I found as Squibs to saving them to Publish2, and then bringing them into the blog through the widget at right. I had two reasons: it’s much easier to […]

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Mark on January 18th, 2009

I’m not sure we’ve seen the worst of the disruption that newspapers are facing because of the internet. Consider HOW TO: Track the Israel Gaza Conflict Using Social Media, an excellent post at Mashable. In it, author Jennifer Van Grove, provides links to a number of services and technologies (Crisiswire, Twitter, RSS, Notify.Me, etc.) that […]

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Mark on April 16th, 2008

Herewith, a random collection of realizations/thoughts/possible wrong turns that may or may not develop into fuller posts now that classes are done and I have time to think instead of merely react. 1. Once I accept that important information will find me (and once I’ve set up the requisite collection of tools/smart friends), the chances […]

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