Why blogging is good

The blogs I read are written by a reasonably diverse group of people. Naturally I steer clear of people who have hateful views, or from which I’m not going to learn anything except that they like the sound of their own voice, but on the whole I read interesting posts written by intelligent people. When people ask me why I blog, what I get from it, why I bother, I tell them this. I tell them that, whilst there is a level of chaff which you need to sort through (that ‘Next’ button in Google Reader is a lifesaver at times), there are times when you get a series of blog posts on a particular topic that really make you …

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N.M.F.

I’m useless at coming up with new ‘buzz’ terms as I prefer my English to be plain and simple and easy to read. That aside, his series of posts (articles?) on New Musical Functionality, finds me once again agreeing, to a point, with Mr. Tom Coates. If you have ANY digitised music, and any interest in the future of consumer use in that area, I strongly suggest you get over there and start reading: 1. The New Music Functionality.2. The New Musical Functionality: Portability and access.

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Recruiting?

In the slightest chance that anyone out there is looking to recruit a highly intelligent Web Producer (a title that doesn’t fully capture the range of his skills) then check out Tom Coates. I’d hire him in a second if I had my own company.

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