Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Real Virtual Stories - 10 Blogging pioneers

The first thing you learn when you’re blogging is that people are one click away from leaving you. So you’ve got to get to the point, you can’t waste people’s time, you’ve got to give them some value for their limited attention span. 
~Sasha Tabarrok

To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.
- Kurt Vonnegut, A Man Without a Country

It is said that we are are living in interesting samizdat times of citizen journalism where truths and propaganda are all mixed up and all you have to do is push a Hashtag and sell 'your truth.’

Ernie Smith offers a quick guide to ten "early and influential" bloggers who helped shape the medium, including Justin Hall, Farai Chideya, Elizabeth Spiers, Erin Venema, and Jim Coudal.

Kottke X - 10 Blogging pioneers

Filmed in 1996, this documentary follows pioneering personal blogger Justin Hall over the course of a pivotal, transformational year in his life and in the early life of the internet.

The Story Of The World's First Blogger (Internet Pioneer Documentary) | Real Stories

Dave Winer, Megan Hourihan and Justin Hall on the web's transformation from 'small village' to 'megalopolis'

Shel Israel and Robert Scoble ... "Sunlight is the best disinfectant -- all great CEOs encourage transparency and openness as long as sensitive data is not leaked, Cold River author Jozef Imrich told us Naked Thorns in the Roses

MEdia Dragon 2002 backawards 🐉 Rising from the Memory of Cold War River