Daily Archives: Thursday, February 17, 2005

Gadget lust

Gadget lust: So, after five years of hauling all over North America the clunkiest, loudest so-called portable projector ever made, I recently broke down and purchased a small, quiet one. Which means, of course, that someone would introduce one half … Continue reading

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New York Times to Buy About.com for $410 million

New York Times to Buy About.com for $410 million: Go figure. I’m about to prove my theory that you should never trust a reporter (or a blogger) with math. This is my second attempt to do this:  Okay, let’s do some calculating. The … Continue reading

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Noonan flashback:

Noonan flashback: Since the blogosphere is today collectively declaring Peggy Noonan the greatest writer ever, I thought I would link back to an essay she wrote in November, 1998, for the magazine Forbes ASAP. When I first read the essay … Continue reading

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Winer calls Noonan column “a gem”

Winer calls Noonan column “a gem”: Dave Winer calls this essay by Peggy Noonan the best explaination of blogging he’s ever seen. “Savor every word,” he says. “It’s a gem.” (For those who don’t know, Dave Winer is perhaps the … Continue reading

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Google “dumb tags”

Google “dumb tags”: Says Dan Gillmor (and earlier, Steve Rubel), “Google is starting to act in ways that are reminiscent of our favorite monopolist.” Read the whole thing. Ditto me on that. (Despite my Google bias.) Related posts: Google tags … Continue reading

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