What I'm Reading


Apple’s Fingerprint ID May Mean You Can’t ‘Take the Fifth’ A shield law for journalists might seem like a good idea, but it isn’t – it’s actually a terrible idea The Secret War Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy What Medium Is

One Thing Medium Does Right: Full-Time SSL

Since Medium’s launch earlier this year, there have been a ton of posts about why Medium sucks, what it’s doing wrong, why it should fail, and on and on and on. I agree with every single one I’ve read. Medium is trying to provide a 1990s answer to a 2010s problem. They’re building a content farm, and aside from some 30 second visibility to passers-by, will ultimately do nothing to build the brands of contributors.

What I'm Reading

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The Family That Tweets Together Stays Together [NPR: Shots] Silicon Valley’s All Twttr [GigaOM] The terrorist as rock star [Dave Fargo] The Problem With Medium [Medium] Mission Creep: When Everything Is Terrorism [The Atlantic]