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NPR doesn’t want you to talk on their island

NPR’s decision to disable comments from their site is quite disappointing. On face value, it’s understandable why NPR shut off comments. Most of them are simply flamers and trolls. Tech blogger Anthony Dean notes that some types of sites simply don’t receive quality comments. Whereas other sites do receive quality comments. Thankfully, my sites haven’t seen […]

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Moby – Long Ambients 1: Calm. Sleep

The music you listened to as a newborn

Imagine if you could know exactly which songs you listened to when you were a few months old. That would be pretty interesting, right? Today’s babies can have that sort of information. My daughter turned three months last week. Here’s a chart of what I’ve listened to in that time: Generated by lists.fm/spudart (and clicking […]

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A blog without comments is broken

Every time a blog doesn’t have the ability for a reader to leave comments, I think that blog is broken. Sure, there is social media. You can tweet a link with your comment. Or share the blog post on Facebook. Sharing power! However, lacking is the ability to easily see other people’s comments. I could […]

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Twitter or Wordpress?

Tweet or blog?

Do you find most your ideas end up on Twitter, because it’s much quicker than writing an entire blog post? I’ve certainly fell victim to that. To help myself blog more, I’m going to alter my tweeting procedure. Every time I have something I would like to tweet, instead of heading to Tweetdeck, I’m going […]

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