Category: Posts

  • Blot

    I’ve started toying around with Blot, a Dropbox-based blogging engine developed by David Merfield. It is a very intriguing platform. Simply save a file into a specified Dropbox folder and, voilà, you have a blog post. Blot allows custom domains and accepts a wide variety of files types, including plain text, Markdown, Word, images, bookmarks […]

  • Starting Fresh

    A decade has passed since I left the newspaper business and probably not a day too soon. As The Wire taught us, the newspaper industry in its current form is dying and many of the existing jobs therein are withering along with it. In my journalistic heyday, I was writing tens of thousands of words […]