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The age of (me needing to learn more about) AI has begun

The truth about read-later services

Jason Kottke: 25 years of blogging

Of course younger people don’t know how to use a printer

Good reads and perspectives on generative AI and ChatGPT

AI is about to face its biggest challenge yet: trying to make Bing not suck

On AI-generated content and the future of my job

To a new year of blogging

A few thoughts on Elon Musk

Four things you need to start a blog

A great and completely unexpected Read Later app

On the importance of the date

Leaving Twitter but reading tweets via RSS

Twitter verified accounts for Blue subscribers are live. Sort of. Somewhere. Soon.

What CSS is best: external or internal?

Uncertainty is the main keyword of the Twitter takeover

Back at using a proper content blocker on Safari

Blocking JavaScript on a per-site basis with Safari

Another spotlight on RSS

What is a website, according to Laurel Schwulst

The real goal of the Apple Watch Ultra

Regrets or humble brag?

The new Instagram is not the old Instagram and it’s fine?

The whole thing might as well have been a joke

Twitter to launch feature allowing users to post long-form content

Apple signs a 10-year deal with the Major League Soccer

The most minimal blog you can find

Twitter: The End

If only comments on the internet were always like this

Justin Smith shares new, meaningless details on his future media venture

The beauty of text files

Zuckerberg doesn’t want to quit, even if a new CEO may be what Meta needs

Tumblr: the future-minded social platform for nostalgic users

Having a blog is good, writing on it is better

Tumblr, without ever really leaving, is back (apparently)

YouTube keeps on letting misinformation spread and reach millions of people

My first and last post on Web3

Can Ben Smith’s new media venture be the one I’ve been looking for?

A break was needed

Does the algorithm work for you, or do you work for the algorithm?

Browsing the web in 2021 is a terrible experience

Jerry Saltz: “My only work is to write for the reader”

There is no place like home: Why I love to blog

Another area where Clubhouse is failing: blocking

The smartest new product coming from Twitter in a long time?

The drop-in audio feature looks like it can succeed with or without Clubhouse

Medium joins the new publishing platform battle for independent voices

The implicit and recent differences between the meanings of “follow” and “subscribe”

A tool kit for the conspiracy-curious

Platforms are now mimicking the way we share content on platforms

More platforms, more money?

A Clubhouse Story

What is the biggest threat to Clubhouse: Twitter, Facebook, or Clubhouse itself?

If you decide to join Clubhouse, avoid sharing your contact list

The best explainer of what Apple is doing with the new iOS privacy-related feature

The little problems of the big 432 Park Avenue building

“Twitter’s ban of the president is proof of the company’s unprecedented and unaccountable power”

The Stories of social media

When software speaks its mind (sort of)

Nobody gives a crap about Google’s monopoly on search, not even Google

Point of entry, browser & advertising: Google pretty much owns the web

Beautiful illustrations and a peculiar Instagram description

“I’ve fallen in love with blogging again”

Why it makes sense for news orgs to remove their paywalls during the coronavirus crisis

If coronavirus was covered the same way American media covered Ebola

Now that commuters are staying home, what does it means for podcasts?

What is it like to be a copywriter in a company

Be ready for what is coming on LinkedIn, or don’t

Moving a blog from Squarespace to Blot

Media coverage of Kobe Bryant’s death was a chaotic mess

If you want to boycott the New York Times, just subscribe to another publication instead

Twitter may succeed in building a decentralised standard for social media but probably won’t

Content Creation: A New Hope

Listening to podcasts at higher speeds

How to behave when you encounter a viral story

“I don’t want them to be independent”

Subscription cannot be the only business model for journalism to survive

Media execs and poor decisions

Time, thoughts, tools: pick two

Social media is not all that bad if you listen to teenagers

An attempt at defining content

What happens to web traffic patterns when Facebook goes down

Reporters covering environmental issues are becoming more and more vulnerable

European nations and their wish of not becoming digital colonies

What if viral content is not the best content?

One of the best Instagram accounts

On being a boss, by Kara Swisher

On the lack of diversity in newsrooms

On blogging every single day

The effective use of satire for convincing an audience

Live the internet at your own pace

Twitter as a tool to manipulate trolls

Onion social

Elon Musk gets a pass for simply being ignorant

Wasting time on the internet and digital boredom

Come for the rant about emails, stay for the gif

A depressing picture of the Instagram situation

How Twitter might change without the 140 characters limit

No publishing technology is eternal

Five social media trends for brands in 2016

Is Twitter at risk of becoming irrelevant?

Focus, avoid social clutter, get your time back

Apps and services I like and use

2015 was the year of the email newsletters comeback

Twitter for power users and the other Twitter

Facebook’s Instant Articles are looking great

A good article about notifications with a poor title

The Twitter withdrawal

Twitter is facing its end as we know it

Technology resolutions for 2015

Do not get lost following anybody on Twitter