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Techcrunch. Federated Media - Welcome to our advertising platform. MediaShift. 1. Russia orders bloggers to ‘register’; outlaws anonymous blogging (Glyn Moody / Techdirt) 2. Comcast says Netflix slowed down its own streams (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 3. Facebook partners with Storyful to launch FB Newswire, a news feed for journalists on Facebook and Twitter (Andy Mitchell / Facebook) 4 Journalists’ sources are no longer safe [...] more » 1. Columbia student paper plans to drop daily print edition (Peter Sterne / Capital New York) 2. 1. Amazon Publishing joins an extremely exclusive club this week on the e-book bestseller list: publishers with more than one No. 1 bestseller this year. 1. Let’s say that you’re a historian in 2064 and you want to look at the New York Times for a view of how journalists represented celebrity fashion in the early 2000s. Reported by Reuben Stern and Olga Kyle. MAKE: Blog. Cynical-C Blog. Initiative. Thursday, 20 April 2006 There’s no other way for me to start this other than by firing away: Last week I left my full-time job at Joyent, for the sole reason so that I can write Daring Fireball as a full-time job.

Initiative

Two years ago, when I made tentative steps in this direction, it was like I put the idea out there and then poked it with a stick to see what happened. What I’m doing now is like jumping out of a plane with this idea as my parachute. When I launched the membership program two years ago, I wasn’t sure whether it would be a failure, a bonanza, or something in-between. Ends up it was something in-between. What I wanted was for this to be easy — for the revenue from the memberships and t-shirts sales to amount to something that, when combined with the money from a modest dose of advertising, would clearly constitute a reasonable full-time salary. Coudal Partners. Links Miniblog. April 19, 2014 April 18, 2014 April 17, 2014 To Be (GIF collage community, buying prints/shirts pays the artists) Gorogoa (demo of a brilliant, beautiful hand-drawn exploration game for Mac/PC) April 15, 2014 April 14, 2014 April 11, 2014 April 10, 2014 April 9, 2014 April 8, 2014 Untrusted (clever game where you modify Javascript to advance) April 7, 2014 April 4, 2014 "Political Views" (Marco Arment on Brendan Eich and our rapidly shifting human decency) The Truth (Eric Meyer shares an unthinkably painful moment, as he's done since his daughter got sick) April 3, 2014.

Links Miniblog

A design and usability blog: Signal vs. Noise (by 37signals) The <em>Complete New Yorker</em> on your hard drive - The occasional scrivener - Gustaf Erikson's weblog. Mr.

The <em>Complete New Yorker</em> on your hard drive - The occasional scrivener - Gustaf Erikson's weblog

Jalopy mentions that you can store the contents of the Complete New Yorker on your hard drive. (I got this link from BoingBoing.) However, the mention is a bit sketchy. What you have to do is update the table Issues in the SQLite database used by the application. A value of 9 in the field DiskID means hard drive. I didn’t notice this, but the very first issue is on the hard drive, which gave anyone with some nous a clue about how this stuff works. So you have to copy all the *.djvu files from the separate DVDs (located in the “Issues” folder there) to the “Issues” folder on the harddrive, then update the database. Warning: I take no responsibility for any stuff that may happen to your installation if you follow these instructions. You have to install a SQLite client. Decisive Moments. I make media.

Decisive Moments

Since January 2012 I have been Chicago magazine’s digital designer and developer. It’s a rad job. I get to make fun things, and I get to create tools that help my colleagues do their jobs faster and better. In 2013 I helped shepherd the magazine’s first digital redesign in six years. It was grueling, but I’m extremely happy with the final product and how it showcases our quality journalism.

Read more about our goals and process and my own design principles in this Society of News Design interview. Skinnyj. Airbag Industries — Design is not superficial vanity, it's better communication. Subtraction 7.0. Just a Thought. Who?

Just a Thought

Working the web since 1995, Derek Powazek is the creator of many award-winning websites, a couple of which still exist. Derek is the author of Design for Community, San Francisco Stories, and has contributed to many other books. Derek is a writer and performer, leading the storytelling magazine/movement Fray. Derek lives in San Francisco with his fiancé, two nutty Chihuahuas, a grumpy cat, and a house full of plants named Fred. Wha? Looking for something before that? Join the POWlist so I can send an occasional note to your inbox. An Entirely Other Day. Hello, typepad. Plasticbag.org - a weblog by Tom Coates. Community Weblog. Forgotten NY.