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Neighbors Redux

Yesterday’s riff on real-world community building sites was greeted with reminders from some readers that there are alternative forms of community out there.  And, I acknowledge that online community building increasingly refers to "communities of interest" [&hellip... Read More


Technology

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Let’s Take the Meetro and Meetup

Metcalfe’s Law of the network continues to power new web enterprises aimed at bringing like-minded people together.  Two great examples are Meetup.com and Meetro.com. Meetup.com helps people find others who share the same interests or passion [&hellip... Read More


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Emmy Boring You?

Let me be Nietzsche-like here: Television is dead.  Problem is, the corpus is still writhing and it doesn’t know it’s dead yet.  To wit: tonight is the "biggest night on television," with the broadcast of the [&hellip... Read More


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Home of the Blog

In an age of diminishing personal rights, it is worth noting the continuing good work of the Electronic Freedom Foundation in the areas of free speech and safe blogging.  The group operates solely on membership donations, [&hellip... Read More


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