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Bess, Maude, Frances, Matilda & Maryanne are on the cover of the newest issue of Tin House. Tin House* is a quarterly literary magazine, a preserve for written things: wildly imagined things, wryly observed things and unclassifiable things, poems and... Continue »
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This project is for subscribers at the Pro Unlimited level and above, since you'll be using the Custom CSS feature. Want to do this too? Find out how to upgrade to Unlimited! One bit of... Continue »
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Blog: Seth's Blog
The artist says, "that sounds like business, and I want nothing to do with it. It will corrupt me and make me think small." The businessperson says, "art is frightening, unpredictable and won't pay." Because the artist fears business, she... Continue »
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He will not allow history to be re-written: via andrewsullivan.thedailybeast.com Don't you just love Obama stumping? Preach, Mr. President, preach. Continue »
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Reader beware: huge hunks of my professional career's been spent in the blogiverse. Lest you be tuning in from the distant past, I want to make it clear before we go on that if you're still picking sides on blogging... Continue »
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Blog: sippey.com
In 2008, my colleague Ray Marshall and I had the privilege of being able to demo TypePad's iPhone app onstage during the keynote of Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference. It was a career highlight for me, not only for the opportunity... Continue »
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Blog: sippey.com
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Stellar's pagination nav: Mlkshk's pagination nav: Can't we all just get along? Continue »
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I love this Globe and Mail interview with Michael Chabon about fatherhood (via Ruhlman). In particular, this quote, which is an excerpt from Chabon's Manhood for Amateurs: The daily work you put into rearing your children is a kind of... Continue »
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Needless to say, this Japanese situation is causing a lot of countries to both examine the safety of their own reactors, and question the wisdom of nuclear power as an energy source. Germany shut their plant down in order to... Continue »
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Blog: sippey.com
I love the series of videos that MoMA's created for the blockbuster Abstract Expressionism show, especially this one about the painting techniques of Jackson Pollock. It's wild to watch someone in Adidas recreate Pollock's painting technique, especially if you're familiar... Continue »
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Blog: tweet.tiff
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Another day, another blog. You're sittin' pretty on tweet.tiff, the sister site to my twitter account @tiffchow. They're practically twins, but tweet.tiff is the home to all the extra stuff I can't fit in 140 characters, like videos, photos, and more. The two sites keep in touch since TypePad auto-creates... Continue »
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Facebook Like connects your blog to millions of people on Facebook The Facebook Like button enables your blog readers to opt in to receive your blog updates in their Facebook News Feed. And it's now... Continue »
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Blog: nataliepo
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CANDACE FLEMING’S résumé boasts a double major in industrial engineering and English from Stanford, an M.B.A. from Harvard, a management position at Hewlett-Packard and experience as president of a small software company. But when she was raising money for Crimson... Continue »
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We're proud to announce that a native, blogside search feature is available to our Beta members. The TypePad team has been hard at work the last several months to build out our very own search infrastructure. Last week we announced... Continue »
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Blog: sippey.com
Note -- this was originally posted to Buzz. You can follow me there if you're so inclined. Not that I'm ready to do this, but could one move their RSS reading into Buzz? Can you subscribe to an RSS feed... Continue »
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Blog: sippey.com
My quick take on the iPad: this really is an entirely new class of device. Not because of the form factor (neat!) or the technology (fast!) or the vertically integrated content distribution channel (smart!). Instead, the iPad is something new... Continue »
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If you are one of those people who has found themselves wistfully thinking "if only I had a dollar for every time I recommended TypePad to friends..." we have some good news for you. You... Continue »
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via everything.typepad.com You have readers, but today those followers have followers of their own. One way of reaching your followers' followers is by adding a "Favorite" button to your TypePad blog. When a reader "favorites" your post, his or her... Continue »