Ironies abound. Information wants to be free, but I want a raise. I meant to make that a T-shirt back in the olden days. Hey, I was an American Online beta tester, I get to pontificate here and there, but I have one Big Idea for “a way to stay afloat, and it doesn’t involve looking backwards longingly or trying to bring back that which is dead or nearly so. I outline it, at verbose length, at http://thenowedition.wordpress.com . Imagine merging journalism, literature and social, in new ways, on a simple platform. I do.