In 2017 I wanted to re-establish a daily habit of reading more books and set a fairly ambitious goal of reading a book a week. Additionally, I wanted to read more fiction (I tend to read mostly nonfiction) and books by non-white dudes. Here’s how it went.
Nocino is a liqueur made from green (unripe) black walnuts. Here’s how I made mine.
I’ve been thinking a lot about interns recently. Specifically, the word “intern” and what it implies.
If we want to teach more people to code, we need more coders to explain what they do and how they do it.
About a year ago I de-activated my Facebook account for a couple of months and then, before I started really using it again, aggressively culled many of my Facebook “friends”. Here’s how (and why).
In their rush to drag typical “horse race” style political reporting kicking and screaming into the social media age, many journalists and the news organizations they work for are falling into a dangerous trap.
Today is my first day as Director of Technology with the Investigative News Network.
In this particular case of Bloggers v. Journalists. I’m handing this round solidly to the bloggers. (Just kidding…sort of).
We would all be better served if content creators covered things like breaking news, internet memes, etc. exclusively in short-form, without the expectation of compensation while at the same time freeing up more time and resources to go long when it really matters and when the topic and treatment are arguably more worthy of financial support.
Let’s not confuse curation with aggregation: an argument for why curation (in the traditional sense) is needed in journalism.