None of it is funny, and while sometimes you are surprised, the surprise almost never feels good, or right.

Dave Winer on why fake news on April Fools’ Day is the “worst tradition of the Net”

Blogging Pioneer Dave Winer Launches Outliner Web App That Saves Everything Locally

Little Outliner may appeal to people who don’t like storing their stuff in some company’s cloud.

Riveting Tragedy=Boring Twitter Debate

This is now clockwork: Some kind of calamity happens somewhere. Shortly after, an Internet debate breaks out about who did a better job of breaking and/or covering the story–citizen journalists/bloggers or boring old mainstream media. But if you want to find out why the Mumbai attacks happened, or why India is seemingly beset with terror attacks, you’re out of luck no matter where you turn.