Month: August 2007

  • Facebook facts

    If you’re still trying to figure out the whole Facebook thing, then here’s a cheatsheet: * Over 150,000 registrants daily. That’s 1 million a week since January.* 35 million users today. Of course that number will be off a million one week from today.* Half user are outside college. That number was zero in Sept. […]

  • Your job is journalism, not container cargo

    Stop calling everything “content”. It’s a bullshit word that the dot-commers started using back in the ’90s as a wrapper for everything that could be digitized and put online. It’s handy, but it masks and insults the true natures* of writing, journalism, photography, and the rest of what we still, blessedly (if adjectivally) call “editorial”. […]

  • Upgrade complete (mostly)

    Survived upgrade. Still tweeking. Moved blog and blog feeds to root of www.jacklail.com. Users should be automaitcally redirected. Feeds should update. Most difficult part was updating the templates. I finally found it easy to “export” the blog entries, delete the blog and re-import them into a new blog by old name.