· Naughties
· · 2003
· · · May
· · · · 27 (3 entries)

How We Talk to Each Other · Back in March, I had an in­tense di­a­logue with Jon Udell about how jour­nal­ism in gen­er­al and tech jour­nal­ism in par­tic­u­lar feel in­creas­ing­ly bro­ken, and whether some­thing else comes nex­t, and if so what. Here­with a look at the prob­lem and where it comes from. (Warn­ing: In­sane­ly long even by my stan­dard­s. Sum­ma­ry: Jour­nal­ism suck­s. But there's hope.) ...
aloihin Backhuhn ambulant chopin · This, be­lieve it or not, was the ti­tle of a spam that made it through the Mozil­la junk fil­ter. Maybe we're con­verg­ing on a new bar­gain with the spam­mer­s: if they pro­vide an in­ter­est­ing enough ti­tle, we'll smile at their clev­er­ness be­fore hit­ting Delete ...
XML Tribal Bash, Get Yer Papers In · Way back be­fore there was XML, there was SGML, and there was one big SGML con­fer­ence a year, with unimag­i­na­tive names: “SGML 1990”, “SGML 1991”, and so on. 1990 is when I start­ed go­ing. XML was an­nounced to the world at SGML ’96, an oc­ca­sion I’ll re­mem­ber till I die. All this is a lead-in to a plug for today’s ver­sion of that con­fer­ence, still unimag­i­na­tive­ly named: XML 2003. In par­tic­u­lar, I’d like to en­cour­age the kind of peo­ple who read me here to think about send­ing in a pa­per and get­ting on stage. Read on for de­tail­s ...
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