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You'll hear a little of this and lot of that on Light On Light Through - my reviews of great television series, my interviews with authors and creative media people and their interviews of me, my political commentary, thoughts about my favorite cars and food and space travel, discussions of my music, and a few of my readings from my science fiction stories. These are usually audio and a few are video.  In the first years, starting in 2006, I put up a new episode at least once a month.  More recently, it's become more or less often than once a month, usually a lot less often.  But now, in the Fall of 2018, I'm getting more in the mood to podcast, and you can expect new episodes at least once a month.  - Paul Levinson

Jan 7, 2007

Welcome to Episode 16 of Light On Light Through: diGGin' Round: Further Adventures in Gate-Opening, in which I take a look at Digg, the fabulously popular online news system, in which readers not editors choose what is on the front page.  Like Wikipedia, Digg (for the most part) is run by its users.  Like Wiki, Digg suffers from vandals on the one hand and zealots who bury stories too quickly on the other.  But at least Digg and Wikipedia are honest and open about how their articles are chosen - unlike the New York Times, for example, which says it publishes "all the news that's fit to print," when in fact it's publishing all the news that a small group of editors deem fit to print.  The Beatles were turned down by 26 record companies before someone had the sense to sign them.  So much for experts and editors.  Good for Digg for trying something different... (See also Digg and Wikipedia: Further Adventures in Gate-Opening.)

In addition to looking around Digg, I also had the pleasure of making guest appearances on a few podcasts this week, including Jake's Just Not Right and George's One Minute How-To - check 'em out ... And if you like brief pieces of advice on podcasts, give a listen to my latest podcast, Ask Lev over on 10minutelessons.com...

Enjoy...

Paul

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