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Stock and flow: "the mas­ter metaphor for media today"

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  • Flow is the feed. It's the posts and the tweets. It's the stream of daily and sub-daily updates that remind people that you exist.
  • Stock is the durable stuff. It's the con­tent you pro­duce that's as inter­est­ing in two months (or two years) as it is today. It's what peo­ple dis­cover via search. It's what spreads slowly but surely, build­ing fans over time.

10,000 Joost invites for Ars Technica readers


Surprisingly fantastic software; unlike with YouTube et al, I can actually imagine abandoning TV for this (or something like it).

The Rebellion of the Talking Heads


The media is refusing to play the political game in New Orleans. What's so sad and pathetic about this is that it's happened at all -- if it takes a disaster of this magnitude to get the media to ask hard questions, then in all ordinary circumstances their worth is less than nothing.

Small things, links and miscellany, sparkling with light. Sam's tumblelog.

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