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We Magazine Launches

Here’s Volume 01, which contains interviews with several friends and colleagues including Joi Ito, Ethan Zuckerman and Henry Jenkins. Take a look.

0 Comments on “We Magazine Launches”

  1. #1 Seth Finkelstein
    on Aug 25th, 2008 at 12:51 pm

    Sentences like this should be taken out and shot:

    “I think blogging is a proxy word for a whole set of new technologies that add up to conversation. It’s all about conversation as opposed to solely listening to lectures.”

    Remember the “power law”: If YOU’RE NOT ON THE A-LIST, YOU DON’T GET HEARD!

    “Conversation” implies both equality and people listening to one another. That’s not what “blogging” is almost all the time. Instead, A-listers pontificate, commenters rant, Z-listers beg for attention. Nobody is “conversing”.

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    on Aug 26th, 2008 at 4:31 am

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  3. #3 Jon Garfunkel
    on Aug 26th, 2008 at 9:19 pm

    I suppose they came up with the name independently of Al Gore’s “we” campaign.

    The first person plural is still too vague in English (and other European languages for that matter). “We” may be inclusive or exclusive. Many Austronesian languages, such as Malay and Indonesian, have separate words. If Wikipedia can be trusted this week, then the examples from Malay and Indoneisan are kita (inclusive) and kami (exclusive).

    On a related note, I picked up GOOD magazine last week, a word even more ambiguous…