Sunday, June 16, 2024 | RECENT NOTES

Whose WordPress is it anyway?

Jason Tucker and Sé Reed discuss the concept of who “owns” the WordPress open-source project in an episode of the WPwatercooler podcast.

It makes fascinating listening, especially for those of us who moved to ClassicPress, as fast as possible.



Bill Anders died yesterday. If you don’t know his name then you certainly know the photograph that he took.

Hello Earth.


Monday, June 24, 2024 | THE TIME OF DAY


Friday, December 16, 2005 | ESSAYS

E-pedagogy, conviviality and praxis: a sketch

This is an essay about living and acting inside a world of visual knowledge building.

I will look at several aspects of Marshall McLuhan’s thinking and seek to relate it to the current cultural environment: one in which information is transmitted and received instantaneously, and stored at a distance, in amounts unthinkable even two decades ago. I will briefly attempt to place McLuhan’s cultural commentary within a political framework drawn from the writings of Ivan Illich and Paulo Freire.