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Linked: “The “First” Blogger, Justin Hall”

via Internet History Podcast: A lot of people give credit to Justin Hall for being, if not the first, then spiritually, at least, the “first” blogger. Since early 1994, first as Justin’s Homepage and at various points, as Justin’s Links from the Underground and Links.net, Justin Hall has been writing online and sharing online—especially, sharing …

Linked: “F*** Facebook”

via DaringFireball: I’ve made exceptions a handful of times over the years, but as a general rule I refuse to link to anything on Facebook either, for the same reasons as Dave. Last week I linked to screenshots of a Facebook post to avoid linking to the original. The original post by Marc Haynes was …

Linked: “The Whale”

via 500Ish (a Medium Blog): Most of the time, when you hear about a company the size of Amazon moving into a new space, eyes roll but heads don’t. But when Amazon moves into your space, it’s fucking terrifying. Because they execute. I see Amazon now like Apple in 2003. If you are just now …