The PHJ Universe
This blog is about technology, the future, and science fiction. Some posts are about our world's current tech. Others will focus on what could be. I'll post some stories of the future to muse about how strange things could really get if humans ever make it to the stars.
Or, how much they might stay the same.
STATUS OF THE MS: Nearly done! I have taken the lessons from workshopping it, and from reading some other seminal works of Sci-Fi to squeeze out all but the tension, conflict, excitement and, I hope, satisfaction of characters who struggle and only just overcome their challenges and themselves.
Tag Archives: The Awl
Ad blocking and the end of the columnist, Part 2
Posted on November 8, 2015 by H.W. MacNaughton
Continued from Part 1 Who will write in the 21st century? So, if we’re pushing to a new paradigm where the platform is the publisher, who’s doing the writing? We are. The Crowd. Seriously, it’s already happening. CNN and ABC … Continue reading →
Posted in Economics, Technology, Writing | Tagged Advertising, Crowdsourcing, The Awl, The Economist, The New Yorker, WSJ | Leave a comment
Ad blocking and the end of the columnist, Part 1
Posted on October 30, 2015 by H.W. MacNaughton
Ad-blocking in IOS will lead to the end of professional content creation. A bold statement? But follow thorough on Casey Johnston’s vision from The Awl — which I encourage you to read. It’s an insightful article, in which Casey goes back to … Continue reading →
Posted in Future, Publishing, Technology, Writing | Tagged ars technica, ghostery, New York Times, outbrain, radaronline, reviewers, The Awl, the verge | 1 Comment