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Some Reflections on the Revolution in Propaganda

More or less exactly ten generations after Edmund Burke’s treatise concerning the French Revolution and roughly about twenty generations after the invention of Gutenberg’s printing press, I would like to give you a small update on the state of news, … Continue reading Continue reading

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When Wiki Gets Wonky, It Quickly Turns Wrong Key

Today, I had an “Epic Fail” experience. There were a couple of things that came together in an unfortunate way, and before I knew it, I had created a train wreck like there’s no tomorrow. I’ve tried to figure out … Continue reading Continue reading

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Imagine only two worlds — one is private, the other is shared

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I– I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. If you had to choose between two worlds — one in which everyone exclusively followed their own dreams, … Continue reading
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John Battelle on PRISM

The fact is, massive storehouses of personally identifiable information now exist. But our culture has yet to truly grasp the implications of all that information, much less protect itself from potential misuse….Do you trust the companies you interact with to … Continue reading
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Social Media Tip: Be Prepared for Someone to Respond to Your Post

If you make a post on the Internet, then you should be prepared for the event that someone actually responds to your post. If you are shocked that someone might respond and you delete their comment or say the response … Continue reading
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Number 9, Revisited

There is this thing called the “90-9-1 rule” — that is not what this is about. This post is all about the number 99. My rough estimate is that about 99% of the world-wide web is basically “personal websites”. The … Continue reading
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I am SHOCKED: I feel like I have been DUPED and SOLD DOWN THE RIVER… by WordPress! O_O

I find this difficult to fathom. With the latest upgrade to WordPress 3.5, I noticed some quirky things — for example that my WordPress theme was thrown out and replaced by Twenty Twelve…. What I didn’t immediately realize was that … Continue reading
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The Privishing Model

My friend Helena Mathey drew my attention to “Zeitungssterben: Meine (sprichwörtlichen) 5 Cent“, in which Richard Gutjahr argues that people need to remember the “customer is the king” (much more so than the often touted motto that “content is king”). … Continue reading
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