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 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.