Back to the Blog by Dan Cohen

Back to the Blog (Dan Cohen)
One of the most-read pieces I’ve written here remains my entreaty “Professors Start Your Blogs,” which is now 12 years old but might as well have been written in the Victorian age. It’s quaint. In 2006, many academics viewed blogs through the lens of LiveJournal and other teen-oriented, over...
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Reclaiming My Bookmarks

Reclaiming My Bookmarks by Aaron Davis (Read Write Respond)
A reflection on using my own blog to reclaim my bookmarks and then syndicate them to other sites, such as Twitter and Diigo. My one word this year is intent. For me this means many things, one of which is to consider my digital presence. In a post reflecting on Mark Zuckerberg’s attempts to fix ...
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Are Backbone Organizations Eroding the Norms that Make Networks Succeed?

Are Backbone Organizations Eroding the Norms that Make Networks Succeed? by Danielle M. Varda (Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly)
to the extent that the backbone succeeds, it also can begin to erode community norms of collective accountability and engagement that gave rise to the network in the first place, undermining the very muscles and ligaments needed for coordinated action.