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I’ve recently come back to using Twitter and have been engaging some of my friends (@David, @Bridget) in conversation about the state of blogging. Over my time in web tech, I’ve embraced a number of values that often (it seems to me) run counter to the prevailing thoughts about publishing on the web. I’m going to run with those as I get back to putting words on the page.
Blogging has gotten more business-oriented since its inception. I suppose it was inevitable, but I was deeply saddened as people sharing the reality of their lives and having vibrant conversations shifted to “content generation” to “build your brand.” Business ruins things. It never fails....read more
I’ll be attending Pycon this year. It’s being held in nearby Cleveland, OH, and I’m very excited not to have to use the crappy airlines to have to get to the hosting city. I feel bad for all you folks having to fly in. Airlines suck....read more
I miss blogging.
Not the “promote your brand” blogging. Not the “build an audience” blogging. I miss the sort of blogging where people talked about their lives in a longer format. Where it was informal, you had nothing to prove – you were just sharing because it was a fun thing to do....read more