mcmorgan + web   14

In Defense of Links, Part One: Nick Carr, hypertext and delinkification — Wordyard
Critique of Carr's assertion about links as distraction. "Links, like words, need to be used judiciously." First part of three posts on significance of links. Followed in 2015 by his Failed Promise of Deep Links.
hypertext  reading  web  links  fedwiki  linking 
may 2015 by mcmorgan
Flipboard's Mike McCue: Web format has 'contaminated' online journalism | Technology | Los Angeles Times
He has a point about how the demand for page views changes the manner of content, but "contaminate"? Really? 
journalism  wcw  web  ipad  en3177 
december 2010 by mcmorgan
Long Live the Web: Tim Berners-Lee Scientific American
TB-L is back with his continuing arguments for an open, net neural web. "Why should you care? Because the Web is yours. It is a public resource on which you, your business, your community and your government depend. The Web is also vital to democracy, a communications channel that makes possible a continuous worldwide conversation. The Web is now more critical to free speech than any other medium. It brings principles established in the U.S. Constitution, the British Magna Carta and other important documents into the network age: freedom from being snooped on, filtered, censored and disconnected."
facebook  history  internet  web  berners-lee  netneutrality  openaccess  #plenk2010 
november 2010 by mcmorgan
VoiceThread - Group conversations around images, documents, and videos
Yet another social media exchange. Similar to a wiki page in that comments and layers are associated with the specific target. Unlike a wiki and more like a blog in that the target itself is not modified but layered. But the layering is interesting. It means that a target can have different sets of commentary and notes: a different story for the same diegesis, different emphases of the same ground ...
socialpractices  socialmedia  multimedia  multimodal  de  web  collaboration  presentation  voicethread  audio  twwt 
august 2009 by mcmorgan
Shawn Blanc » MarsEdit: Helping the Personal Publishing Revolution
Shawn gets in close again and persuades me that MarsEdit is worth another look. Both a good review and a solid example of what approaching a review with a blog is about: closer than any other publication
blog  blogging  wordpress  web  freelancing  review 
february 2008 by mcmorgan

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