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Month: January 2008

The Future of Television

I got to speak for about five minutes on WBUR’s “Here and Now” radio program earlier this week about the future of television — an ironic topic for those who know me, since I’m definitely not much of a TV watcher.… Read the rest

Why I’m not following you on Twitter.

10. You’re not a real person, and you’re just following me as a way to get me to check out your spammy Twitter page and then click through to your adult dating site.

9. Egregious self-promotion: You post tweets about every single blog post you publish.… Read the rest

Gawker’s Nick Denton on the State of Blogdom

When Wired profiled Gawker Media founder Nick Denton in June 2004, we explained how he was strategically deploying “Movable Type, sexual prurience, and relentless snarkiness to draw enough of a crowd to lure advertisers.” That was back when Gawker consisted of just four blogs.… Read the rest

MacBook Air’s Real Design Innovation Is Under the Hood

There are a lot of reasons not to like the MacBook Air, but most of them are missing the point, because it’s a luxury item aimed at executives, journalists, and perhaps people in the fashion and hospitality industries.… Read the rest

CES Party Report: Mary J. Blige Performs for Monster Cable

Monster Cable threw a massive party for its favorite retailers Tuesday night at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. The entertainment? Nothing less than six-time Grammy winner Mary J. Blige, who held nothing back in an intense, soulful, high-energy 19-song set, supported by a five-piece band and three backup singers.… Read the rest

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