Blog attribution and the social network

Attribution (citation) conventions and etiquette are well established in most written media. However, attribution etiquette seems to be far more relaxed – and sometimes non-existent – in the Blogosphere. David Starkoff, for instance, has complained in the past (perhaps somewhat jokingly) about the non-attribution of ideas originating in his blog that have later resurfaced in Read more about Blog attribution and the social network[…]

An excerpt from the book I’m reading

I’m still reading through The Commanding Heights. The pages have been turning over a little faster for the past few days. It’s been a fascinating read so far. Anyway, I came across this little passage in Chapter 9: Perhaps nothing so much brought home the distance he [Mario Vargas Llosa] had traveled as when he Read more about An excerpt from the book I’m reading[…]