Content Everywhere, But Not A Drop To Drink

All I can say is, I take heart in the fact that I was moved to write about “content” on the same day as MG Siegler. If you don’t buy what I had to say, take it from someone who knows eminently what he’s talking about.

Content Everywhere, But Not A Drop To Drink – 2/12:

The only thing I can offer is the advice to take everything you read in the technology press with a grain of salt. Perhaps several. The likelihood that at least part of it is nonsense is very strong. And stronger by the day.

How to write good hyperlinks

Helpful Web writing advice from Iain Broome at Write for Your Life on creating links that convey meaning while remaining scannable for readers:

How to write good hyperlinks – 9/29:

When you write links, it may not feel like poetry, but you do have to engage people. What’s more, your primary job is to help them get from one place to another, all with the minimum of fuss.

All of life has been utterly, profoundly changed...

The Real Dan Lyons is like the messiah of the Internet right now.

All of life has been utterly, profoundly changed thanks to Facebook’s new features, and nothing will ever be the same, and all I can do is sit here and weep at the beauty and magic that Mark Zuckerberg has brought to this world – 9/23:

I go outside and stand in the yard and gaze up at the sky and I say, Why? Why, sky? Why do you look like shit? You look just the same as ever, just blue sky and white clouds. Why can’t you change the way Facebook changes?


Sometimes, being a blogger feels like being a caterpillar afraid to enter the cocoon because one can't decide whether to come out as a designer, a developer, or a founder.

The only way out is to remember that the world also needs writers... for something.