★ No More Comments on This Blog

Today I saw this blog post via DaringFireball. I’ve included it in its entirety below but only because it’s so perfect that I don’t think I’ll have to write anything else to explain my decision to not allow comments on this blog from this point forward. Internet comments as heckling I remember seeing blog comments …

★ Wishing Photos on Blogs were Optional

I work in an office. It’s an office that encourages the reading of blogs. Well, encouraged in moderation of course. We’re a company that is keeping up to date with the latest trends and I subscribe to 29 RSS feeds which is nothing compared to most of you. These 29 feeds entertain, enlighten and educate …

★ Yes I’m Angry and Yes You’re Wrong

There are a few of things that I’d like to address. Don’t worry, this won’t be a boring blog entry and I think it will be very enlightening for anyone that takes the read it. Let’s break it down into sections. 1. Anonymity on The Internet: It’s over. Being anonymous is how things were done …

★ Anatomy of a Twitter Reply

Earlier this week, Twitter changed “replies” to “mentions” and also changed the algorithm of how the conversations formerly known as replies is presented to the user. Here is a tidbit from their blog post announcing the change: Why The Update? The @Replies feature was introduced because we noticed lots of folks putting the @ symbol …

★ Going to Burning Man 2009. [Advice Needed]

I received some good news from a new friend and I’m very lucky to have some really cool and thoughtful friends. While at the LaughingSquid Post-SXSW Drinkup on March 27th, I met a guy who was very involved in Burning Man. I’m not going to reveal his identity or what he does there but it’s …