I stumbled upon this tweet recently:
“what's your online genealogy. mine is: digimon forums moderator -> rpg maker - > somethingawful -> lf -> twitter” ~ @immolationsIt got me thinking about the various online communities I've been a part of in my digital life, the different digital phases I've posted, shared, & tweeted my way through. Where does MetaFilter fall into your own digital history? What is your online genealogy?
Via David Ryan, a Metafilter comment on libraries and the digital divide. Here's a piece:A List political blogger Kevin Drum gives a link and name check to MetaFilter and, all posts belonging to their authors being considered, a nameless check and kudos to codacorolla:
If you can take yourself out of your first world techie social media smart-shoes for a second then imagine this:...
It's worth a few minutes of your time to read the whole thing from the beginning.