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Date: August 2011

Remembrance of links past

"Since Pinboard has collected a lot of bookmarks at this point, I thought it would be interesting to actually run the numbers on link rot -- the depressing phenomenon in which perfectly healthy URLs stop working just a few years after appearing online." Link rot is the bane of the web. #link

The Net Generation, 1974-83

This is where I fit in, I guess. I think I got caught between two stools as I didn't even have a computer till the very late '90s. #link

All Programs Considered

The New York Review of Books on the state of American public radio, an institution that much of America doesn't even deserve. #link

Aerotropolis: An Interview with Greg Lindsay

BLDGBLOG's Geoff Manaugh chats with the co-author of a book that posits airports and their environs as the cities of the future. I'm not sure I'd go that far, but there's some interesting ideas here. By the way, the book is on my wishlist, hint hint. #link