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New Matilda to stop publishing
New Matilda announced today it will stop publishing after 25th of June. The online magazine has been creating content since 2004 and has built the careers of writers including satirist Ben Pobje and national affairs correspondent, Ben Eltham, but failed to turn a profit.
Editor Marni Cordell attributes the decision to ongoing financial problems. “It probably won’t surprise you to learn that newmatilda.com has…
Cory Doctorow on Curated Computing
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Meanland guest Cory Doctorow believes that ‘the personal and the handmade’ are the future of content, according to his latest Guardian column.
He argues that while pulling together information in curated websites or iPhone apps is the future there are still two things that defy curation: the personal and the tailored. The personal is obvious (Doctorow reckons it is…
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