- Hacker News | You Can’t Sell News by the Slice - Comments give me some food for thought.
- National Geographic Adventure Mag.: 100 Greatest Adventure Books (1-19) - Nice list.
- ManyBooks.net - Free eBooks for your PDA, iPhone, or eBook Reader - A free source for books in many formats. Yes, I'm waiting for my new Kindle.
- peterme.com: Clay Shirky's Viewpoints are Overrated - Probably unnecessarily argumentative but this piece does poke at some of Shirky's overreaches wrt ontologies and tags.
- HP On The Cloud: 'The World Is Cleaving In Two' -- Cloud Computing -- InformationWeek - ""Effectively, the world is cleaving in two," he explained. There's the traditional world of the enterprise data center, which will continue to exist, and there is a new external supply of compute power and services accessible over the Internet. " Contrasting position with other vendors that are trying to dress everything in the cloud mantle.
- Shirky: Ontology is Overrated -- Categories, Links, and Tags - Interesting piece. I always struggle with figuring out how to best keep some vague veneer of order on my digital stuff.
- Rough Type: Nicholas Carr's Blog: Misreading newspapers - Typically good piece by Nick Carr. I think he's right about micropayments not working but I also concur that Clay Shirky probably overstates the case in general.
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Posted by Gordon Haff at 8:59 AM