New Rules of the Game, or New Game? Part One

“I joined organizations, attended conferences religiously, subscribed to journals, and made every attempt to connect to and garner the attention of those in the ‘inner circle’ — the members of steering committees, working groups, and editorial boards, as well as the chairs of leading University departments. But, while I still maintain those ties, I now find that I learn much more about ‘what’s going on’ in my discipline from reading…

I Remember Usenet

“Looking at this, perhaps having all that fresh new blood from AOL — all without their little weblogging heros and talk about weblogging and this conference and that and all with little or no interest in the politics of weblogging — will be a good thing. A very good thing. | Here’s hoping for complete and utter anarchy.” –I Remember Usenet (Burningbird) Weblogs democratized hypertext. Is it about time something came…

The Internet Is Shit

“It is vitally important that we all realize this and move on. People (eg Bloggers) go on and on about how wonderful it is. About how much information is out there in cyberspace. About the way that everything is within reach in just a few clicks of their mice.” –The Internet Is Shit Eh. This site doesn’t do much for me. Move on? To what? Bloggers know full well that…