Monday, July 11, 2011

Detroit


Detroit, originally uploaded by justinknol.

Semidelinkification, Shirky-style

Nicholas Carr's Blog: Semidelinkification, Shirky-style:
But I did manage to read a sizable chunk of it before clicking the Instapaper 'Read Later' button (a terrific way to avoid reading long stuff without having to feel guilty about it). It was a solid piece, as you'd expect from Shirky, if marred a bit by an unappealing new-media elitism (apparently the great unwashed never made it past the sports pages). But what interests me at the moment is not the content of Shirky's post but its form, particularly the form of its linkage.