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Patronizing Patrons Outside Your Own Community vs. Being a Patron Inside Your Own Community

One of my good friends (the kind that actually try to push back on the kinds of things I often say) has been hammering away for some time at my attitude – sort of calling it patronizing. I beg to … Continue reading Continue reading

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Literacy and Machine Readability: Some First Attempts at a Derivation of the Primary Implications for Rational Media

Online, websites are accessed exclusively via machine-readable text. Specifically, the character set prescribed by ICANN, IANA, and similar regulatory organizations consists of the 26 characters of the latin alphabet, the „hyphen“ character and the 10 arabic numbers (i.e. The symbols … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Web Doesn’t Change Much from Day to Day

Lately, I have predominently been writing on some of my other websites (most recently, in particular Socio Biz and Nooblogs Com). Here’s something that I have observed, though, which is really a very personal insight. Some people think my work … Continue reading Continue reading

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To Read or to Be Read

When I was a kid, I used to go to the library a lot… and read books. Before reading them, I would need to find them. For those of you unfamiliar with this process: This was the prototype for most … Continue reading Continue reading

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Live to Make “Love Life” Stories

Why should anyone write down their life story — isn’t simply living it good enough? I think not — and the reason why is quite similar to the reason why many people keep journals of their dreams. In fact: This … Continue reading Continue reading

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What Seems Wrong with TL;DR Monologues

If you can make a point in a couple seconds, do it! If you are not satisfied with 5, 10 or maybe 20 seconds of my time, then you are asking me to sacrifice a lot, and to trust you … Continue reading
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How to Write 2.0

I write a lot about literacy, and I just came across this very good and succinct blog post: One Screen Max If you don’t understand that, well I guess in that case I would have to work on a “How … Continue reading
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If the title of your post doesn’t tell me what it’s about, why should I even bother to click let alone read it?

The same goes for the post itself: If your post is long-winded, then you had better convince me right away that it will be worth my time. I just saw an interesting blog post title and I clicked on it. … Continue reading
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When the whole world is reading, the whole world is writing, will anyone still be wronging?

I am a big advocate for transparency, but I have also long been burdened by the weight of my past decisions — “if only I woulda…”. I have been writing for years, but my children will probably end up writing … Continue reading
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Blogging is All About Being Read, That’s Why Some Bloggers Sometimes Behave Like Whores

If I were an “SEO hacker”-type blogger, I might put a neat-o picture here. But because I’m not that kind of blogger, I will just let your imagination run wild instead. The whole Twitter-twat mania to be the first to … Continue reading
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