Matthew Ingram at Columbia Journalism Review has some provocative and interesting ideas here. My initial reaction: Technology has to make it easy for people to communicate with each other while still having control over their lives (online and off). It all starts with free/open source software.

David Moldawer writes a newsletter for writers and other creatives with a boatload of advice on productivity and creativity. When you read this, you should follow his advice — and then click the Subscribe button in the upper right corner. Even if you’re not a writer, I don’t think you’ll regret it.

The other day, I mentioned a problem to an acquaintance. For the purposes of this story, let’s call my acquaintance Sesquipedalian, “characterized by long words; long-winded.” Ple…

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