When You’ve Blogged All There Was to Blog About — The Art of Blogging

Many bloggers come to a point in their blogging journey when they feel they’ve written all there was to be written about a certain topic. What are you going to do then? If you’ve run out of new things to say, how do you keep producing content? Well…

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Creativity by Markov Chain, or Why Predictive Text Isn’t the Novel-Writing Shortcut You’re Looking For — Dani Alexis

Over the past year, I’ve played with Botnik‘s predictive text generator to create everything from alternative histories of popular holidays to terrible Christmas carol lyrics to the median New Year’s resolutions. It’s fun, it’s silly, and it is far more labor-intensive than most people imagine computer-generated texts would be. Most of the conversations I see […]

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That gratitude post thingie — Parsnips & Prayer Beads

(Just this once, I promise.) I’m angry. If anyone’s following this, they might have noticed. I can’t seem to get a handle on how furious stupidity makes me, and that’s not just a virus thing; that’s been for as long as I can remember. So I’m going to sit and think and write about things […]

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