Mark on June 23rd, 2008

…and one you should see. 1. Ed Cone’s Rewiring our minds, for better or worse, is his weekend column in the Greensboro News & Record and also one of the most cogent responses yet to Nick Carr’s much-discussed Atlantic piece, Is Google making us stupid? 2. Yanks Thump Sox isn’t what you think: it’s the […]

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Mark on May 20th, 2008

Ron Sylvester of the Witchita Eagle has been covering a sordid murder trial by filing almost minute-by-minute updates via Twitter, which has made for some interesting (and even compelling) reading for those of us sitting in front of the computer for long stretches of time. As well as Twittering the case, Ron is also writing […]

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Mark on May 14th, 2008

I was going to write a post about the backlash against Twitter, in the wake of a number of posts touting its performance in early coverage of the horrible Chinese earthquake. But I largely don’t have to, because Mathew Ingram beat me to it: I don’t think anyone is saying — as Kaiser puts it […]

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Mark on May 1st, 2008

Twitter is down at the moment, but somehow Ryan Sholin’s tweets are getting through. Man, that guy’s got juice.

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Mark on April 16th, 2008

One of the things I have in my feedreader is a TwitterLocal feed of tweets from Vancouver twitterers (okay, I absolutely hated writing the last part of this sentence: we really need a more eloquent language for this stuff.) What’s interesting is how little of the chatter (almost none in fact) is related to, points […]

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Mark on March 4th, 2008

Not sure what this says about media, but it sure says something about the way my consumption of information has changed: NPR’s News Blog Twitter feed is currently delivering results from the primaries more quickly than the New York Times’ website. Update: So much for that. NPR’s News Blog just signed off for the night.

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