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In San Francisco, one of the toughest places in the country to find a place to live, more than 31,000 housing units — one of every 12 — now sit vacant, according to recently released census data. That’s the highest... Continue »
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If tears were words, these reflections would have written themselves a thousand fold. We are back in Tokyo after our northbound Tohoku visit to aid with relief efforts and to start the process of documenting what is undoubtedly one of the most horrific natural disasters in recent history. The words won’t come easily, sometimes having a lens as a filter is a much preferred medium. Although I think my hands were shaking too much to be of any good. Hard-hitting journalists we are not. It’s not in our nature, with no avenue of disassociation. Hopefully simple, connected storytellers, we can... Continue »
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Last week we announced some new tools for fighting spam and promised a follow-up when we were ready with more features. Today we're releasing the ability for any TypePad user to block spammers. This has... Continue »
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Upfront, the disclosures: I worked for 6+ years as a senior executive at Six Apart and am now a senior executive at SAY Media (the company formed from the merger of Six Apart and VideoEgg). I’m writing this as a civilian (i.e., none of my corporate overlords saw this piece before I hit publish) but on the other hand I doubt there’s anything in here they’d generally disagree with. Please aim any negativity at me, not them. Tumblr may be the new WordPress. And the folks at WordPress have long been proud of being the new Movable Type or TypePad... Continue »
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“The human race has only one really effective weapon and that is laughter.” ~ Mark Twain ~ Laughter is free, fun, and great for your well-being. It has been a huge part of my health strategy for many years now,... Continue »