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Archive for September, 2014

The frenzy of online

Dave Winer

This isn’t communication, or sharing. It’s growing more and more frenetic every day, it seems. And more pointless. I want a network that sheds light on things, not calls attention to nothing.

Posted on September 19th, 2014 | Culture

Union with Christ

Sinclair Ferguson on union w/Christ: “It’s as if all the medals & honors of Christ are pinned to your chest and all of heaven salutes you.”

via John Starke (@john_starke)

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 | Jesus

A Distraction-free iPhone

Jake Knapp

I wanted to get control, but I didn’t want to give up my iPhone altogether. I loved having Google Maps and Uber and Find Friends and an amazing camera.

So I decided to try an experiment. I disabled Safari. I deleted my mail account. I uninstalled every app I couldn’t handle. I thought I’d try it for a week.

Posted on September 1st, 2014 | Culture, Technology