This is an incredibly moving, sad, and uplifting story and work. Jenny Harrington, thank you so much for sharing your experience and know that you have the love and sympathy of many many people you will never meet. Thank you Ev Williams and all of the people at Medium for creating a place that allows for this type of vulnerablility and connectedness.
Ha! This is great. Thank you for clarifying. I think I was a bit clumsy with word choice and I’ve updated it to “is commonly identified with” which sounds better and ideally feels like a better fit. I wasn’t aware of the trademark issue so that explains a bit more about your public facing relationship with the #.
How do trackbacks work again? #oldblogging #newblogging #microformatsftw
Khaled Aly Thanks for replying. Sure, allowing anyone to reply to any tweet anywhere promotes spam, bots, and gives undue weight to people. Even here on Medium, I control the responses to my post. Twitter would be just fine without any visibility being given to those non-connected responses. If another user had a comment or retweeted something with…
I do feel your wistful loss of innocence. The sad reality.
It is curious how much email has mimicked its analog. We dutifully grab the fistful, carry it in, and are careful not to discard something important while heaving the rest into trash (or recycle? Is that identity theft safe? Shredder adds more friction).
M.G. Siegler, I loved this post. I wanted to add a couple additional thoughts about why Echo is catching from my experiences over the last 6 months or so.
First, the Apple brand is now being stretched too far and that exposes gaps. The iPhone has always been a sensual touch experience that expanded to occupy our “lifeline”…