“Blog is dead” and the change in information consumption
I read this post about the “Blogs are dead (we’ll not really/but they are)” thing… Sometime in the past few years, the blog died. In 2014, people will finally notice. Sure, blogs still exist, many of them are excellent, and they will go on existing and being excellent for many years to come. But the function of the blog, the nebulous informational task we all agreed the blog was fulfilling for the past decade, is increasingly being handled by a growing number of disparate media forms that are blog-like but also decidedly… Read More
Google Reader as a “Be careful with the cloud” tale.
I have been hit by the recent “readerpocalipse”. I use Google Reader daily heavily, and it is THE main access I use to consume information on Internet. I am taking a look at alternatives, and I (and everyone else that used it heavily) will survive. But I am worried about what impact can this have in the perception and operations of cloud services, specially by Google, but also in general. During the last years, we have seen a lot of cloud services that the perception has been “this is going to be… Read More