Tag: substance

  • Like Twitter, but for reading (and not in a good way)

    Jamie Rubin recently wrote about abridgement going too far when it comes to books in his post “Abridge, Too Far“. I’ve been thinking about abridgments lately because of an ad that keeps popping up on Facebook. It’s for a service called Blinkist. The service claims it allows you to “fit reading into your life.” It […]

  • It struck me how insubstantial so much social media activity was last year (and probably has been for a while). Brands responding on social media have generally over-promised and under-delivered. We saw lots of new jargon and little substance to go with it. Where was the real? One of the things I am hoping for […]

  • I took this book with me to the 2008 iCommons iSummit in Sapporo, Japan. This book is one of the reasons I am such a huge fan of ebooks. This book runs to about 1 000 pages and it is heavy. I wouldn’t want to have a home without paper books, they add substance to […]