by Jeff Jarvis
: Fred Wilson amazed and astounded partygoers when he said that he doesn’t read columnists anymore. He reads blogs instead. (Of course, that also means that he does read columnists’ thoughts when blogs point to and excerpt the best of them or ague with the worst of them.)
Just get him to the church on time…
: Armed Liberal is trying to bring his blogging buddy to his wedding and asks for your help.
: I was catching up on my magazine reading t his morning, going one-issue back in Fortune (how amusing and quaint to find such an antique magazine that calls Howard Dean the frontrunner!) and finally got to David Kirkpatrick’s fine column about the “bottom-up economy.”
What do these things have in common: the TV show American Idol, Howard Dean’s presidential campaign, eBay, and the open-source Linux operating system? They’re all manifestations of a key trend of our time: the shift in power away from centralized institutions and toward the individual