Away from the universal answers.
Standing up for what we believe in.
The road less travelled, or untrammeled.
Partnering with nature, not just struggling against her.
by doctor paradox · December 1, 2014
There’s been a lot of hand-wringing over the fate of journalism, and the ability to monetize content more broadly, for quite some time — and naturally so. The means of production have been democratized; the powers of direct communication have been bestowed upon the masses; and the Big Bang of voluminous content production all shook the web around the same time during the “2.0" era.
It was a heady time — Caterina would actually comment on your Flickr photos and Stewart Butterfield was 10 years away from beating VCs away from Slack with a stick. We could all sign up for Blogger or TypePad and have an always-on podium at our disposal for a song — or we could go a little further down the rabbit hole and teach ourselves a little HTML, maybe some CSS, and figure out how to register a domain name and set up a website. For a time you could even find a domain name — it was heaven! (Noting the thankful renaissance / real estate explosion with the ...