A thousand times this: So, yeah, I’m down with this retro movement. Bring back personal blogs. Bring back RSS. Bring back the fun. Screw Big Internet. via Big Internet | ROUGH TYPE.
” If there’s one lesson to take from every major change in how people browse the internet over the last five years — the rise of infinite feeds, the gradual retirement of slideshows and pagination, the explosion of very tall, vertically interactive page layouts — it’s that users hate to click and don’t mind scrolling. Taps are expensive,…… Continue reading QOTD: 11/1/13
License rebels, in other words, tend to become less rebellious as their projects mature. Via Open Source Is Old School, Says The GitHub Generation We’re all idealists until either our own vision and ambitions become clear and/or we figure out how to make money from what they’ve created or are creating. Then we want other people…… Continue reading QOTD: 5/17/13
Like, no one should have a tattoo of Huey Lewis and the News, for heaven’s sake. But if you don’t absent-mindedly nod your head to “If This Is It” then you are a false human, made of synthetic plastic and lying to everyone about everything. via Bands That Did Their Damn Job – CollegeHumor Article.…… Continue reading QOTD: 2/26/13
Stop. Please just stop. Please, please, America begs you. The entire world is on its knees. You’ve got a whole year, once again, to somehow figure out how to stop being such a gigantic d-bag of a company and just knock it off. via Post-Super Bowl Op-Ed: Dear GoDaddy, Please Stop – AgencySpy.
“Anyone with a public forum should feel a certain responsibility to the greater good, whether you have a blog, a column, a podcast, a radio show or a steady TV gig.” While Bill Simmons is talking about calling BS on athletes who appear to be doping in some way, shape or form. But there’s a…… Continue reading QOTD: 2/4/13
That, in fact, may be the ultimate lesson to draw from the social media marketing miracle that wasn’t. The impact of new technologies is invariably misjudged because we measure the future with yardsticks from the past. via Can Social Media Sell Soap? – NYTimes.com.
“If properly dried and trimmed, New York-style pizza could be used to make a box for Chicago-style pizza. I love a slice when I’m in NYC, but it’s like eating a Slim Jim compared with a filet mignon. One slice of Gino’s East stuffed sausage pizza is a bigger meal than an entire New York…… Continue reading QOTD: 11/6/12
No, sorry, this is the quote of the day: “Just what are our balls?,” he wrote. “Well, they are what we will make of them. I believe our balls are symbols of who we are and where we’re headed. Sure, our competitors will laugh. Let them laugh so hard that they cannot breathe.” via Critics…… Continue reading QOTD 9/17/12 redux
This. Again and again, this: Your personal site should be the go-to place for everything about you, the nexus of your various social media accounts and professional affiliations. It’s the place where you declare what you’re all about—what you have done and want to do in the future. via Journo, promote thyself : CJR. Go…… Continue reading QOTD 9/17/12