04 Jan '13, 5pm

@raganwald summon monsters? open the door? heal? or die?

@raganwald summon monsters? open the door? heal? or die?

It's the name of a Murakami book and exhibit, but it's also the question taunting online journalism. Jason Calcanis thinks newspapers will die ; newspapers themselves are trying to heal ; and Adrian Holovaty wants to open the door . But Digg, Reddit, and Hacker News have all chosen summoning monsters - specifically, trolls. Here's my comment on a Hacker News thread about sites HN users want to see banned from HN: I wish I was kidding. I'm absolutely serious. My life would absolutely be better if I never saw my own blog on Hacker News. I read Hacker News to discover new stuff I can benefit from reading. Nothing I've already posted is ever going to be a new discovery to me , by definition, and the comments my posts get on Hacker News are distracting and infuriating. Those comments are always new stuff , but they're very rarely new stuff I can benefit from reading . Once in a...

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