We will think of this time as being the dawn of the human filtered Web — the curated Web
Twitter is a medium of conversational direction and a discovery platform for the text and conversations that matter.
From Robert Krulwich: If you can … fall in love, with the work, with people you work with, with your dreams and their dreams. Whatever it was that got you to this school, don’t let it go.
America needs “informed communities,” places where the information ecology meets people’s personal and civic information needs.
From Bill Keller, executive editor of The New York Times: “Aggregation” can mean smart people sharing their reading lists, plugging one another into the bounty of the information universe. It kind of describes what I do as an editor. But too often it amounts to taking words written by other people, packaging them on your... Continue Reading →
"It is finally sinking in that mobile devices are part of the Internet. The iPad doesn't set us up for a return to pre-Internet business models. The web is not dead. Mobile devices may not be serving up content in a web browser as often as on our laptops and desktops, but regardless what app... Continue Reading →
"To be in the News business now means you must run your business as Digital First. And that means Print Last. Print Last because that is how this new world works. Print is a slow medium and digital is fast. Atoms will never beat bits.... "Digital First strategy is centered on the cost effective creation... Continue Reading →
I know the pendulum spirals between "information wants to be free" and "information want to be expensive" and I think we come out at a more expansive level most of the time. It's just that the exclusionary approach makes me nervous.
"The best journalists are almost the antithesis of professionals. The horror of disrepute, the preternatural respect for authority and the fear of controversy that so benefit the professional are absolute handicaps for a journalist.... "I doff my cap to those who have survived the experience of journalism school and still write good journalism. They deserve... Continue Reading →
The Guardian provides this template for a science story. "In the standfirst I will make a fairly obvious pun about the subject matter before posing an inane question I have no intention of really answering: is this an important scientific finding? "In this paragraph I will state the main claim that the research makes, making... Continue Reading →