May 27th, 2015
A May 26 Wall Street Journal article is headlined “Mobile Isn’t Killing the Desktop Internet.” With such an inflammatory title it’s of course one of the top trending stories.
August 10th, 2010
How novel to imagine that youngsters aren’t novel. The title of this entry is an English translation of the name of a German article appearing on August 6 in Spiegel Online. I don’t read Der Spiegel, the largest German newsweekly, in German or in English. Fortunately my friend Bob McArthur does, and brought this to…
March 9th, 2010
Courtesy of Bob McArthur I learned that in today’s online the Onion you’ll find the headline “Nation Shudders At Large Block Of Uninterrupted Text.” Can you blame them? From the Onion Boston resident Charlyne Thomson said, “Why won’t it just tell me what it’s about?” There are no bullet points, no highlighted parts….
June 17th, 2009
A very funny clip of comedian Louis CK, appearing on Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Courtesy of my friend Bob McArthur, who in turn found it on The Digitalist, which noted that “this clip will resonate with anyone involved in digital publishing…”
January 2nd, 2009
How did I miss this one from December 23rd? Mea maxima culpa! (From the Latin: “My most grievous fault.”) The source is most reputable: The Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. The news about the news continues its discouraging trend. This one ranks as a milestone. According to the press release: “The…