Posts from the ‘Blogosphere’ category

In 2014, what is my blog for?

This site is home to nearly 6000 blog posts. However, this will only be my third blog post of 2014, and only my 20th since the…

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Old comments and the deal I made with the Internet

I try not to write these inward-looking, inside-baseball posts anymore, but I’ve been wondering about this one for a while. I know few people want to…

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Printable Editions of Hyper-Local Blogs

At Northern Voice, Rob from Techvibes introduced me to Frank, who (I gather) created ZinePal. Here’s the elevator pitch on ZinePal: Use zinepal.com to create your…

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Super Useless is Super Terrific

Just a brief note to point you at the awesome new blog, Superuseless Superpowers. I have infonesia about where I discovered it, but it’s awesome. Each…

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The Real Time Web

Over the weekend, I gave a couple of talks at the Surrey International Writers Conference. First, I wanted to say that the conference was a really…

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For the Local Bloggers: Want to Come to an Interesting Store Opening?

I’m organizing a little field trip this Wednesday night for a media preview of a Vancouver store opening. It’s the sort of store that would appeal…

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Irony in the New York Times’ Coverage of BlogHer

On Twitter, Jeremy linked to this well-written New York Times article by Kara Jesella about BlogHer. Entitled “Blogging’s Glass Ceiling” it emphasizes BlogHer’s strong community ties,…

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Gwendolyn’s New Food Blog

My friend Gwendolyn recently started a food blog entitled Patent and the Pantry. She’s combining recipes with great photos of her concoctions. She brought a bunch…

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