Back to the Blog by Dan Cohen

Bookmarked 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...
A librarian talks about going back to blogging in the age of social media.

Are Backbone Organizations Eroding the Norms that Make Networks Succeed?

Liked 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.

Last blog standing, “last guy dancing:” How Jason Kottke is thinking about kottke.org at 20

Favorited Last blog standing, last guy dancing: How Jason Kottke is thinking about kottke.org at 20 (Nieman Lab)
"I am like a vaudevillian. I'm the last guy dancing on the stage, by myself, and everyone else has moved on to movies and television."
http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/02/last-blog-standing-last-guy-dancing-how-jason-kottke-is-thinking-about-kottke-org-at-20/