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Big B Blogging

Finding the Tools to Sing – A Reflection on Big B Blogging by Aaron When I think about blogging, there is a cross-over between technology and the way it is used. Big B bloggers are those who take each to their extremes. Content is important. But so is process and product. It is something personal, stemming from our changing circumstances and intent.…

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Digital Assistants and Blogging

The Future of Content Destroys the Middleman by Daniel Miessler (Daniel Miessler) I think the content creation ecosystem—especially around blogging—will be ultimately disrupted by the rise of three interlocking componets: Digital Assistants APIs Customized interfaces Daniels’s post has my mind stuck with several inchoate thoughts. I’m pinging Chris Aldrich (and testing Webmention) because I think he may find this interesting.…

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Breaking the Web

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How the Blog Broke the Web by Amy Hoy I first got online in 1993, back when the Web had a capital letter — three, in fact — and long before irony stretched its legs and unbuttoned its flan The potato gun girl and gerbil genetics guy found they didn’t want to write updates. It didn’t make sense. Their sites should have remained a table of contents, a reference tool, an odd and slightly musty personal library… the new “posts” format…

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Weblog

coffee, Coffee Mug, keyboard, laptop, MacBook Air, Notebook, Pencil

Self portraits Listening to James and Patrick immediately connected, reaffirming the idea that a big problem online is that we are frequently telling the wrong stories. We can tell the stories we think other people want to hear. We can tell skewed stories as we are often not truly honest with ourselves. We tell other people’s stories rather than our own, without comment, without opinion. What use are the wrong stories and are we doing ourselves a disservice by telling…

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Finding Free Quality Stock Images For Any Purpose

There are many times when writing when I want a decent picture to complete my post. A a photographer I tend to use my own images. I either capture a new one specifically for that post or I use one from my Lightroom catalog. However, occasionally I don’t have anything in my portfolio that meets my needs and I may not have the time to create one. For many bloggers doing their own photography is a chore. They either lack…

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