“(Here are) the raw material of facts and thoughts, wood, as it were, so called from the multiplicity and variety of the matter contained therein.”
From Ben Jonson’s Commonplace Book


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3 Major Reasons Drupal 8 is Worth the Investment

Saying a modern nonprofit or business needs a website is like saying the tires on your car need air. Deny it and you’re going to have a bad time.


Build the Memorial

I think about September 11, 2001, I remember how alone I felt
that day. Two weeks before, I had moved to
Portland, Maine for a new job. (I later learned
those hijackers flew right over me on their way to the Boston


Cropp Has Me Thinking

I orginally posted this as a comment to a DCist post, but I thought I would repost my comment.


Blogging Katrina

As Hurricane Katrina slams into the Gulf Coast states, our thoughts are with those living in and around the area.


Epitaph for Trackback?

It may be a case of "the operation was a success, however the
patient died." On the heels of my previous post about the coming
onslaught of blog tracking sites, I've discovered that a number of
bloggers have declared that the trackback -- that pinging mechanism


Fire Drill

Yesterday afternoon, EchoDitto's D.C. headquarters had a FIRE ALARM. Mysteriously, our building's parking-lot turned out to have wireless internet access. And so we were able to continue working, even in the face of impending immolation.


The Blog Trackers Cometh?

What is it with bloggers when it comes to links and stats?


A different oil story

Believe it or not, not all stories about oil these days are in areas where the U.S. has troops.


Blogging, Mayoral Style

I was delighted this morning to receive an email about D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams' new blog. It launched on Monday and has one entry and eight comments so far, from D.C. residents and one from as far away as Wisconsin.


From one mother to another

It takes a lot to get someone like me to stop and read an email from the many mailing lists I'm on. Even if the subject line is interesting, my work moves at broadband speed and I usually just don't have the time.


The Progressive Blog Report

To say that blogging involves
an inordinate amount of navel gazing would be something of an
understatement. However, such contemplation does occasionally yield

I see you like to read printed material. You should check out Nicco's book The End of Big: