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On blogging and twitter-ing

This image was suggested by tagaroo as being revelevant to this post based on its content. Blogging is already a form of hubris, but twitter-ing takes it to a whole new level. “Listen to me world. This is what I’m doing, this is where I am, this is what I’m thinking about something that doesn’t [...]

4/21/09 / Carry

11:57 PM According to this article, about 2% of bloggers are making a successful living off blogging. There are now almost as many paid bloggers as lawyers in the U.S. Interesting points: 3 out of 4 bloggers are college-educated Most are white males with above-average incomes It takes about 100,000 unique visitors a month to [...]

7/09/08 / Calories

5:53 PM A perspective I never really considered before: “In our Declaration of Independence,” he said, “we consecrate ourselves as a nation to the pursuit of happiness.  That in itself is an admission of habitual discontent.  One needn’t pursue what one already possesses.” -Tom Robbins’ Villa Incognito, pg. 124-125 (italics author’s) 10:30 AM So far [...]

3/03/08 / Bryce

7:13 PM Interesting article on how “free” is a business model in the current economy. I figured I should post (one of) the sources of inspiration for my rant below. 2:37 PM What’s all this, all this shit that I – you, you and I – that we’re putting out there? What’s it all mean, [...]

My problem with tagging

Tagging seems all the rage now with the explosive growth in blogging. WordPress (the software that runs this website) comes with its own concept called categories, which are essentially fixed tags you can assign your posts to. The big problem I see with tagging is that, precisely because of the fluidity of the concept, it [...]

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