The young men and women enlisting in the armed forces now were in pre-school on 9/11. "As a nation we have internalized our longest military conflict; it has suffused the social, political, and cultural body. The war is not something the nation is doing; it's simply something that is." Vox
on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, from Jessica Lynch to Bowe Bergdahl. [more inside]
posted by roomthreeseventeen
on Jun 8, 2014 -
Wanted: Explainer explainer.
Our venture-funded vertical-driven content prosumer phablet platisher is rapidly growing and we need to add some Ninja Rockstar Content Associates A.S.A.P. See below for a list of open positions!
posted by Diablevert
on May 29, 2014 -
Vox, the social networking/blogging platform set up by [former] LiveJournal parent company SixApart, is closing down
posted by mippy
on Sep 3, 2010 -
30,000 customers in the San Francisco area lost power today at about 1:50pm PDT, in a series of power failures which knocked out a major datacenter hub: 365 Main. The hub controls servers for many social media sites, including Technorati
and all Six Apart
properties, including TypePad
. (6A's twitter stream
has updates.) More here
Amusingly enough, 365 Main tempted fate and released a press release today
patting themselves on the back for "two years of 100-percent uptime".
posted by zarq
on Jul 24, 2007 -
is the newest project by blog magnate Six Apart
. It's currently in test mode and not yet open to the public, but a select group of people has been trying it our for the past few weeks, including MeFi's own #1
Vox looks like it wants to combine blogging and social networking, and aims
to be compatible with different online services.
posted by easternblot
on Aug 4, 2006 -