Monthly Archives: March 2004

robbery and the Net as amplifier

i’ve been following a thread about a fairly well-known blogger who was recently robbed. she has been chronicling some of her feelings (see why my robbery matters), and also pursuing the perpetrators, online.

it makes me wonder about a few things, and reminds me of when i got robbed…

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ready, fire, aim in social networks

Tweet with more social networking tools than you can shake a mouse at (see Judith Meskill’s list for proof), there are bound to be some real losers. so far, i’m not sure if there are any winners, but that remains … Continue reading

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anti-social software … buy now!

Tweet ok…this cartoon is really, really funny (if you’re a geek or someone who’s a little fed up with all that email from friendster or orkut or YASNS).

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Orkut's velvet rope

social networking is all the rage, or at least it seems to be. i keep hearing about it everywhere i turn (NPR, friends, blogs, san francisco magazine, the checker at the grocery store). i have my doubts about most of these players, but there is a recent entrant that pushes a different set of buttons: orkut

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link reciprocity

Tweet hyperlinks are becoming a currency in the digital age, but one limited to those with the power to create and destroy them. i went to a friend’s web site recently (URL withheld to protect the "innocent"), and noticed that … Continue reading

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