reasoned debate in the age of ad hominem attacks. This and more in today's Daily Wrap.ReadWriteWeb commenters continue to teach us lessons. Today's lesson is one of
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Last week we published a legal analysis of SOPA. Two commenters, e-novel publisher, Rowena Cherry, and TechDirt founder, Michael Masnick, engaged in a lively debate that inspired Scott Fulton to write up the lessons we should learn from such an intelligent, if not always perfectly polite, conversation. Since so many internet communities have thrown away vigorous but reasoned debate and turned to personal attacks instead, I hope we can learn from Rowena's and Michael's example.
Here are a few more must read posts, chosen by your fellow community members.
BradBell is amazed that we're still dealing with this issue in 2011.
Who would ever imagine, with all the innovation in digital communications, we'd be paying the lions share to the poor, dumb, half-assed telephone companies for the thumb on our wind pipes.
Tom Foremski, a ReadWriteWeb reader, added:
DRAM makers have always been losing money, way too much over-production is the cause, not iPads. Otherwise you would see an effect on microprocessor sales, and you don't, Intel is killing it every quarter.
ReadWriteWeb commenter, Jonathan Neumann wondered:
I'd be very curious to know what other mobile developers think too. I just released an iPhone app following the traditional paid scheme, but I am wondering if I shouldn't also offer this app with ads. Would you recommend ad-supported apps, fellow coders?
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