En una pausa de un trabajo de 10 días que nos ha salido para introducir a un grupo de trabajo en CSS y estándares web.
Una nota de uno de los blogs (2) de Rebecca Mackinnon, autora que debería leer más a menudo de lo que lo hago:
«Blogging the World»: what came out of the International blogs session at Bloggercon II (traducción)
Here is my summary of what happened, and some of the ideas that came out:
1. Blogs as a source of alternative info and perspectives about events around the world
When it comes to understanding people from other cultures and countries, and being better informed about overseas events, what are weblogs able to achieve that conventional media cannot? The consensus was that blogs have a lot of potential to fill in gaps in our understanding about what is going on in other countries. People from countries which the mainstream global media fails to cover in any meaningful way can take matters into their own hands: they can start blogs to inform the world about what’s going on in their own countries. And even when it comes to countries that ARE covered by the mainstream media, blogs add personal, human dimensions to events from the perspectives of individuals who live there… providing a kind of texture and depth – and humanization of faraway events – that mainstream media cannot provide (…)
2. The impact of blogs inside different countries, and how blogs tend to play different roles in different countries.
Hoder made some important points both thru the IRC and on his blog (…) Seguir leyendo