If you will indulge this self-congratulatory post with me, I’d like to mark a personal milestone in the discipline of blogging. Because as of yesterday, I have now blogged regularly for 12 straight months! I stuck with it and pushed through writing slumps and periods of doubt. So, what’s next?
Bokeh is “An Instagram alternative to share photos with friends and family privately, see them in chronological order, and without creepy ads.”
Franklin Foer wrote a book called, World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech. I read it last week and want to share a few thoughts about it. If you use Facebook, Google, or Amazon (ok, so like everybody), then you might wanna read this.
As one who likes to blog, I try to embrace and promote the "Open Web" or the "Indy Web." So when I bump into these ideas online, it's encouraging. In the past week I found two little gems with Open Web vibes. The first is by Brad Frost over at his own blog. I liked... Continue Reading →
Being a blogger, I really like the open and independent web. So when I read a recent article that mentioned old-school blogs coming back in vogue, I was stoked! Beyond that, though, we’ve grown ever more aware of the problems with centralizing the internet. Traditional blogs might have swung out of favor, as we all... Continue Reading →
Social media was supposed to be awesome. Until it wasn't. In another recent act of backlash against social media, Glenn Reynolds (a.k.a. Instapundit, Blogfather) deleted his Twitter account and published the story online. (I credit Cal Newport for the link to the USA Today op-ed.) I like what Reynolds had to say in general about... Continue Reading →
The Jason Journals blog survived its first year, so now it's time to review the past, preview the future, and do an overview of blogging in between. Why did I start this blog and why keep it going? Because...blogging! I published my first post on March 31, 2017. And a few months later, my blog... Continue Reading →