Suggestion: Step back from the Pinterest hyperbole, my friends

I know it will be hard for some readers of this blog, but imagine you haven’t read anything about Pinterest during the past few weeks. Pretend you didn’t know it raised $27 million or that it was “white hot” from catching fire. Forget that you’ve been told that it’s a web platform that’s used primarily […]

Happy “5th” Anniversary, Podcasting (well, not actually)

First off: Today is not actually the fifth anniversary of podcasting. Dave Winer had demo’d file enclosures distributed via RSS over three years earlier. In other words, RSS-enabled audio and video distribution was almost four years old, five years ago today. However, today is the 5th anniversary of Doc Searls writing a seminal post in […]