June 6th, 2010 | brainjuice
- Rough Type: Nicholas Carr’s Blog: Experiments in delinkification
"The link is, in a way, a technologically advanced form of a footnote. It's also, distraction-wise, a more violent form of a footnote. Where a footnote gives your brain a gentle nudge, the link gives it a yank. What's good about a link – its propulsive force – is also what's bad about it."
- World’s Biggest Blogging Platform Adds Curation Feature
"WordPress, the biggest blog software platform on the Web, has added a "reblogging" curation feature much like the smaller innovative service Tumblr has offered for years. It's another chapter in the race to decrease friction in sharing your favorite Web content with friends."
- HTML5 Video Made Hackable By Handroll.tv
" "Anyone who can hack a Tumblr or WordPress theme," Handroll says, "can be a video editor — and with the same tools.""
(tags:video web )
"We post articles, past and present, that we think are too long and too interesting to be read on a web browser."
(tags:essays web )