Category Archives: Publishing

Changes At YouTube Led To Shooting

Suspect in YouTube Shooting Posted Rants About the Company Online YouTube shooting: Female suspect ‘angry over video postings’ Shooting at YouTube Offices Wounds 3; Female Suspect Is Dead A YouTube manager’s Twitter account was hacked to spread fake news during … Continue reading

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YouTube Shitstorm Continues

‘YouTube Purge’ points to bigger problem with conspiracy videos, transparency The Purge: YouTube Mass-Censors Conservatives, New Right, Classical Liberals YouTube Hits Infowars With Third Strike as Free Speech Purge Goes Nuclear The second and third links go to sites I … Continue reading

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The New World

This blew my mind. And I can’t wait to get back to reading my book in progress — Streampunks — tomorrow. From The Lefsetz Letter: Moe Shalizi He’s the manager of Marshmello. WHO? That’s exactly the point, you can manage … Continue reading

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Another YouTube Policy Change Disaster Factor

YouTubers Beg Fans: Leave Videos On in the Background The changes YouTube is making goes far beyond money. It affects a video’s reach: “This move feels like an insult more than anything,” said Eden, a YouTuber who runs a channel … Continue reading

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The YouTube Policy Change Fallout Begins

Previously: Disturbing YouTube Ad Developments And the first video I’ve encountered: YouTube won’t Pay me for Vlogging I received an email from YouTube saying I losing my partnership meaning all my videos won’t generate any MONEY. Its like I makes … Continue reading

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YouTube Fair Use Copyright Lawsuit Judgment

Why this wasn’t huge news that I came across before now is a mystery to me. Maybe it’s because I wasn’t paying as much attention to YouTube at the time? Judge sides with YouTubers Ethan and Hila Klein in copyright … Continue reading

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Hey, Kids! Tech Press Corruption Is Back!

Riiiight. Like it really ever left! You would think everyone would have learned the lesson by now. It sunk some magazines in the pre-Net 1980s. It caused another scandal in the post-Net days that made the Federal Trade Commission step … Continue reading

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Be An Artist. Not A Brand.

Because the book upset Dan Clark so much, I’m now reading Consumed: How Markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults, and Swallow Citizens Whole by Benjamin R. Barber. Everything is worse than I ever thought.

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Time Enough At Last

Read Books, Live Longer? Book readers lived an average of almost two years longer than those who did not read at all. I have several thousand books in my To Be Read pile (print and e). There should be a … Continue reading

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The Missing Invisible Worm

Lee Child on Amazon’s real-life bookshops – and why we should be worried Nothing sells books better than physical displays in bricks-and-mortar locations. Millions of people passed by bookshop windows or airport bookstalls, and saw The Martian, and some vague … Continue reading

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