Dvorak explains the finer points of trolling

Dvorak explains the finer points of trolling: John Dvorak explained to Dave Winer and Robert Scoble what I’ve been saying on the rexblog for years: He’s a troll. But it’s not just Mac users he flame-baits for in-coming links (or, as he says, “numbers”). It’s trolling columns on podcasting or Creative Commons or whatever group he thinks will be riled into linking to him. Now that he confirms my theory — and explains the “art” of it, it’s actually quite funny. (BitTorrent of Dave’s video. Google Video.)

Dear young friends with Facebook or Myspace, etc., accounts

Dear young friends with Facebook or Myspace, etc., accounts: The bottomline from an article in tomorrow’s NYTimes: “Don’t be an idiot“. Money quote: “I think students have the view that Facebook is their space and that the adult world doesn’t know about it,” said Mark W. Smith, assistant vice chancellor and director of the career center at Washington University in St. Louis. “But the adult world is starting to come in.” (See, also.)