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Reporting Back on My Quest to Master the Internet

Last year, I made a New Year's resolution of sorts to "master the internet". I was going to explore, seek out the newest apps and tools to make life easier, and embrace the change from old school to digital. I've made some progress, but in the end, I'm not sure that's what I'd call it.

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Juan González's picture

Save the Internet

The clarion call heard across cyberspace these past few days has been as urgent in its tone as it has been dramatic in its delivery: "Save the Internet!" And for once, it's nearly impossible for anyone to exaggerate the grave danger that threatens to plunge our modern networked world into the di

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Leif Nordberg's picture

If you write copy for the web, use Markdown

Markdown can be used for almost any type of writing, but when it comes to blog posts, email newsletters, or note taking, Markdown is king. Marketers, content strategists, and community managers, here's my case for making Markdown part of your process.

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Leif Nordberg's picture

A small state shows big government how to build online services

Yesterday marked the fourth anniversary of the passing of Obamacare and just 173 days since the Healthcare.gov site was launched.

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Apollo Gonzales's picture

5 Things Digital Teams Can Do To Harness External Innovation

I recently met with a former colleague who never fails to inspire me with the projects he's working on. For the most part, these projects are not digital in nature, but instead involve bringing real world communities together in the face of sometimes seemingly insurmountable challenges. He loves his work so much that his passion is absolutely infectious and pushes people and structures beyond their comfort zone. He is what I like to call an “innovation agent”.

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Juan González's picture

HealthCare.gov's Big Failure

The HealthCare.gov fiasco is a timely case study in how "big" is a liability in today's age of radical connectivity. Big institutions - a giant federal bureaucracy, huge technology contractors, and a bloated government procurement process - spent over $500,000,000 creating a glorified webform -- and failed. But these big organizations never stood a chance, and smaller, more agile, and nimbler firms and processes could have mitigated these risks which now threaten the President's legacy.

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Paul Venuti's picture

A Rose by Any Other Name

A few days ago, I was reminded me of a court case I'd heard about back in April, involving a company called ReDigi. The company bills itself as "your favorite used record store, but for digital music files".

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Nicco Mele's picture

Future Perfect

When I first read Eric S. Raymond's landmark essay on open-source programming, "The Cathedral and the Bazaar", I was delighted.

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Nicco Mele's picture

Hey

That’s right, Hey. As my grandmother used to say, “Hay is for horses”.

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Liz Schwartz's picture

#Giving Tuesday

As usual, the days after Thanksgiving this year were full of news about sales and deals, and, if you’re like me, your inbox was inundated with emails hyping up the Three Days of Shopping.

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