Direct download link: Episode 25.
This week Audrey and I chat about Medium’s “renewed focus” and what it tells us about the financial challenges of online publishing, Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages project, their cache, and why it might not be the best for the open web. Lastly, we share what delighted us on the Internet this week. Enjoy!
- Renewing Medium’s focus
- Medium Lays Off a Third of Its Staff in Pursuit of Its Vision – The New York Times
- Earn Revenue on Medium
- Goodreads | Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
- Goodreads | Pattern Recognition (Blue Ant, #1) by William Gibson
- Pacific Standard (publication hosted by Medium)
- Goodreads | Who Owns the Future? by Jaron Lanier
Accelerated Mobile Pages
- Accelerated Mobile Pages Project
- Google’s AMP is a gilded cage – Terence Eden’s Blog
- Google May Be Stealing Your Mobile Traffic
- Static AMP page
Things we like on the Internet
- Christie: SeeBotsChat (@seeBotsChat) | Twitter
- Audrey: LibraryBox
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