Ethan Marcotte, who was an important member of a team full of important members, describing the anticipation leading up to the responsive overhauling of BostonGlobe.com:
It’s been kind of a weird experience, talking publicly for the better part of this year about a site that hadn’t yet launched. I mean, I was—and still am—incredibly proud of the small contributions I made, of the talented team I collaborated with, but still: talking about a site that hasn’t launched yet? There’s some part of me that’s felt, well, odd about that. What if people’s expectations aren’t met? What if we can’t deliver? What if the Internet gets hit by an exploding unicorn and we somehow don’t finish the project because NO MORE INTERNET YOU GUYS….
While I’m impossibly proud of the new Globe site of today, I’m most excited about where it’ll be tomorrow.
So, apperently hacking a website, and not stealing any money or anything like that get’s you 15 years in jail, but most rapist only get 11 years. [“http://bit.ly/rcJslI 15 years for the Paypal attack? While 80% of rapists are sentenced to 11 years: http://bit.ly/rjvYLi YOU…
So, I’ve been on a mission to hunt down all cool artist blogs on tumblr. I’m always on the prowl looking for new and emerging artists on here. These are individual artists of all sorts posting their art and inspirations that are worthy of your following.
It’s always nice to wake up and find out in the Times that your job is doomed. As they put it on Saturday morning, quoting the new CEO of the so-called Newsweek Daily Beast Company, Stephen Colvin: “Newsweek.com will cease to exist after the merger, and anyone who types the URL into their…
As some of you know we got banned from Google+ due to some of our content. What we didn’t know at the time is that we were just one of a handfull of Anonymous accounts that was silenced. This is the sad fact of what happens across the internet when you walk to a different beat of the drum….
Update: On June 10th, 2011, Tumblr announced a new version of their site that removed the ability to import RSS feeds unless you were previously using that feature. Since this Last.fm Weekly Top Artists feed was dependent on that feature, I’m afraid…
The popular social blogging site Tumblr is hiring writers and editors to cover the world of Tumblr.
Chris Mohney, a senior vice president for content at BlackBook Media, will be the site’s editor in chief. Jessica Bennett, a senior writer and editor at Newsweek and The Daily Beast, will be the executive editor and, she said, a kind of Tumblr correspondent.
Anyone that knows me knows that the first thing I do with new technology is figure out how to make it play music. So it makes sense that a week-or-so in to my Tumblr blog, I would create an mp3 player for it. So here is my first stab at it. You can see it in action at the bottom of this blog.