Nearly ten years ago – seriously! – I heard about this blogging thing and decided I would figure out what it was all about. So I installed Movable Type on a hosting account I had sitting around collecting dust. At the time, it was running on version 2.64. At least, I think it was 2.64 – it’s been ten years, so cut me some slack here.
Then I upgraded the installation. A few times. I created a business. I added a few additional categories. Then they became so big – by volume, not necessarily traffic – I moved these categories to their own blogs. Using Movable Type, that was fairly easy. Eventually I even moved a couple of these blogs to WordPress, just because that’s what all the cool kids were doing.
Continue reading “What a Long Strange Trip It's Been”
Our youngest has said for years that he wants to make movies. Unfortunately, he doesn’t actually do so, but that is a story for another time. This does, however, lead to another discussion – the movie industry. We want to try and get him to think about what it may mean for his future.
Namely, with all things technological changing as fast as they do, it’s important to understand that “making movies” may not be just what he thinks it is – and though he doesn’t even make movies now, knowing that the opportunities that are presented in the future may be different from those know is equally important.
Continue reading “Are movies going to undergo a fundamental change?”