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Miss Me?

So I’m back. Why? A few reasons. I’ve got a few posts percolating in me and I need a place…

Will Post for Money

Or: Consumer-Made Media and the Almighty Buck Jason Calacanis is the P.T. Barnum of the weblog world. Barnum took a…

10 Insights on Blogs from PEW

Notable insights from the PEW Internet study on blogging: 1. “The most popular topic among bloggers is their life and…

The Powazek World Tour

Today I embark on the very exciting 2006 Powazek World Tour. (Well, if you consider Portland and DC the world…

Death to User-Generated Content

Dear internet, Can I make a suggestion? Let’s all stop using the phrase “user-generated content.” I’m serious. It’s a despicable,…


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Hi, I’m Derek. I make awesome community-centric web stuff. I sometimes post things to Flickr and Twitter. I’m mostly harmless. More.





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