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Posts on ‘April 3rd, 2006’

Microformats, a Key Part of the Connected Future

I’ve been studying up on something called “microformats” — open data formats, such as tags, that are going to help make digital information vastly more useful. If you’re interested in citizen media, microformats are important to understand. I’ll be talking much more about them in coming months. Meanwhile, if you’re curious, here are two useful […]

Bottom Up and Top Down

Jeff Jarvis, commenting on a couple of stories in the New York Times, says: The problem is that they still think the internet is something the powerful use to affect the rest of us. Wrong. It’s what the rest of us use to affect the powerful. It’s both, actually. The bottom-up (or as I prefer […]