Let’s acknowledge that things out there are pretty bleak. Chances are, like me, you are stuck at home looking at the growing body count. And it’s hard to know where to turn for solace. The news doesn’t help. Social networks manage to amplify everything, creating an even greater sense of dread. I don’t know about … Continue reading 10 random little joys of the Internet
People, often lament about lack of good journalism and diveristy in their information diet. I see that as a side effect of living inside the filter bubbles, a phenomenon exacerbated by the emergence of the social web. In reality, a lot of good journalism is happening all around us — we just don’t have the ability to find it easily, because of the information utilities — Facebook, Twitter and Google work.
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