Daily Archives: April 7, 2007

Disintermediating newspapers (and the most useless RSS feed ever)

I mentioned earlier that one of the big challenges facing newspapers is that much of what they do is unoriginal; many newspapers are just aggregators. Comics are an example of content that many people looked to newspaper for. Mislead the … Continue reading

Posted in media, newspapers, publishing | 4 Comments

Newspapers vs. search engines

The Tribune company’s soon-to-be owner, Sam Zell doesn’t like search engines. From the Washington Post: In conversations before and after a speech Zell delivered Thursday night at Stanford Law School in Palo Alto, Calif., the billionaire said newspapers could not … Continue reading

Posted in google, media, newspapers, publishing, web 2, web 2.0 | 7 Comments

Snow on the cherry blossoms

We got a rare April snow today, leaving a dusting on the cherry blossoms for the National Cherry Blossom Festival. See all my pictures from around the Tidal Basin. Zoom in three levels for optimal effect. Boo to Canon for … Continue reading

Posted in flickr, google, gps, maps, yahoo | 1 Comment