Michael Morisy's Instant History

Michael Morisy's long-running (with many long rests) blog on media and technology.

Signed up for WorkFlowy via Farhad Manoo's glowing review, and am loving it. I also really like the site's welcome message, sent the morning after you sign up as a nice little *ping* that you played with this thing yesterday. I've been paying a lot more attention to welcome e-mails...

Edward Tufte: Agencies, departments, and organizations don’t do things - people do things. People’s names should be on things to foster both accountability and pride.</blockquote> As quoted by Thaler Pekar via Daring Fireball. I’m reminded of this wonderful quote every time I come across a citation like this, from an...

Cornell Alumni Magazine has a wonderful interview with the New York Times’ Andrew Ross Sorkin and Businessweek’s Peter Coy about their craft, and it’s rare that I’ve seen two journalists open up about their inspiration, motivation and, most revealingly, sourcing. Sorkin talks about the leg work he did to get...