Tag: James Shelly

Here’s my blogroll

Is “following” and “liking” fundamentally different than “reading”? (James Shelley)

Let’s specify the question to get the rub of the issue: whose online writing do you read or subscribe to directly without relying on social media platforms for updates on their work?

It’s an honest question: who are the people whose ideas and words have so much value for you that you access their writing directly (blogs, newsletters, etc), without depending on your social media channels as your primary conduit to their work?

I guess another way to put it: if you were going to rebuild a blogroll today, who would it include?

[exif id=”32698″] I have a little over 100 RSS feeds in my Feedbin account. They covers a diverse set of topics around photography, Formula 1 racing, beer, diabetes, philosophy, and technology. Some of the feeds are well written and feature top end content. Some are just merely news. But among the chaff are some writers…

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The tension between security and freedom

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Equality

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][caption id="attachment_13733" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] By: yama_hokkaido – CC BY-NC-SA 2.0[/caption] Equality does not mean we all share the same capabilities, it means we are all worth the same regardless of our drastically…

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