Articles

Welcome to the blog page. Here's all the articles. Like the tag line for the web site says, I write about a lot of different subjects. Well, at least, when I write at all. It still haven't gotten over being disheartened by losing years and years of content to WordPress hackers. I guess I still need to work that out. In any event, here's what I've managed to slap together so far.

I want to continue my examination of the death of the Book Age by looking at the newspaper business model; specifically how unsuited it is for the Information Age. This old business model is killing the newspaper industry. But it also goes beyond that. Newspaper business models are one of the primar...

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Steve Jobs changed the world three times, by my count.

The first time was at the end of the 1970s. Prior to Steve, no one in the computer industry thought that computers were suitable for the home, or that regular people would ever want them. Sure, there were homebrew computer hobbyists, but they...

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The weirdest thing to get used to in Grav is the experience of writing in Markdown. It's this odd hybrid of modern technology and ancient word processing. But it's not weird because it's hard to get used to. It's weird because of how quickly it makes you realize that WYSIWYG editing isn't actually...

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The web site that used to be here is gone. As I explained previously, I lost my entire Wordpress site, because someone exploited some sort of vulnerability that turned my web site into a spamvertising site, that was sending out emails in the background, without anyone being aware of it. Wordpress,...

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