Like: Can blogs rebuild America?

 

I’m not talking about all of us launching political blogs. I’m talking about reigniting our independent spaces once again. Turning up the volume on our individual voices and real-life stories, sharing our values…creating an alternative to the mass media (now social media) messages and memes that keep floating to the top.

It’s worth trying.  It’s time for thoughtful, wise voices to be heard.

H/T: Brent Simmons

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My response to Nick Montfort’s recent article asserting that the era of the open web as the main platform for digital writing has forever passed.

Like: Fogknife : Rejecting the “Post-web era” while embracing The Future (5 minute read)

The cool part of the web is that you can carve out your own little chunk of it.  We can build whatever web we want.

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On first encountering the web in 1996, like most people I was fascinated by two key questions: how can I find information online and how can I enable my own web pages to get found? Like any poet tr…

Source: Are you a search engine or a filing cabinet?|Write into life

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