The PC is dead. Why no angry nerds? :: The Future of the Internet — And How to Stop It

In the old telephone dial-up, modem pool days there were a lot of people re-selling their data connections to provide on-ramps to the Information Superhighway. Now that’s about all you can drive on is the Superhighway. All the back streets and side roads are slowly kind of being ignored by the more popular social networking platforms

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Distracting chatter is useful. But thanks to RSS (remember that?) it’s optional. (via Jon Udell)

I too am a big believer in RSS. And while I am dipping toes into Facebook and Twitter the bulk of my consumption goes into the big Blogroll I’ve amassed and refined going back to Radio Userland days in 2002. When I left the pageview business I walked away from an engine that had, for […]

Goal oriented visualizations? (via Erik Duval’s Weblog)

Visualizations and their efficacy always takes me back to Edward Tufte‘s big hard cover books on Infographics (or Chart Junk when it’s done badly). In terms of this specific category, visualization leading to a goal I think it’s still very much a ‘general case’. But examples are always better than theoretical descriptions of an ideal. […]