Scripting News

Dave Winer asks:

I’m at the main page of my website, called Unberkeley. Here’s a screen shot. Show me where it says New Post. It isn’t there, even though this is almost always the first thing a writer wants to do when they come here. #

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I would respond – the “+Write” button at the top right of the window.

I would personally be happier if there were a “magic” “Press This” button (you can install bookmarklets that will do this) that does what I did to get here – highlight some text, click on “Press This”, get a linked starting place for a blog post.

Time For an Occasional Reminder re: How to Pay For My Books

via Time For an Occasional Reminder re: How to Pay For My Books

John Scalzi on giving him money directly as opposed to through his publisher. I kind of wish I trusted the record labels as much as Mr. Scalzi trusts his publisher.I think he’s right.I have made inquiry to record labels asking how to get the most money to the artists, and received replies. In a t least one case the artist work had been “for hire” so it didn’t matter, they got payed to perform.Support the people and organizations that make the things you love possible. Really.

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Just a simple test. Have to send and receive, backup and restore, to test the goodness value of this software.

Vinyl sales may be rising, but have you seen who’s buying it?

The demographic of the average vinyl buyer is very clear. It’s a middle-aged man, possibly bearded (OK, definitely bearded); kids have probably left home, no longer on speaking terms with wife, spare bedroom has become a shrine to his teenage love: the Floyd (their album The Endless River was the best-selling vinyl LP in 2014). Essentially it’s me.

Source: Vinyl sales may be rising, but have you seen who’s buying it? | Bill Brewster | Comment is free | The Guardian