Illustration of Derek Powazek by Adam Ellis

Archive for June 2010

Press the Magic Button

My “one strike” rule for Twitter/Flickr and why you shouldn’t be offended when someone blocks you. I was walking down…

links for 2010-06-26

Clay Shirky’s “Cognitive Surplus”: Is creating and sharing always a more moral choice than consuming? » Nieman Journalism Lab "The…

links for 2010-06-24

Rolling Stone’s late start on McChrystal costs it comments » Nieman Journalism Lab I agree that Rolling Stone lost an…

The iPhone 4 Camera Rocks

The iPhone 4 is the first decent cellphone camera I’ve ever owned. I’m just stunned by the image quality. Below…

They Don’t Complain and They Die Quietly

Psst! If you’re interested in plants, check out Plantgasm, my gardening blog. When I was young, I knew two things…

Derek and Dad, 1975

Happy father’s day.

links for 2010-06-18

Hyperbole and a Half: This is Why I'll Never be an Adult Yes. Yes. A thousand times yes. (tags: illustration…

links for 2010-06-17

Obama All Up In Your Social Media on Flickr How weird is it to see the President of the United…

links for 2010-06-16

Today's Guardian (Phil Gyford’s website) Impressive. I love seeing how tablet interface conventions are creeping into the web. (tags: ui…

Your right to comment ends at my front door.

John Gruber of Daring Fireball posted a response to critic who took him to task for not having comments on…


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





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