29 Jan '12, 4pm

New post: Turning Off Comments

This is something that I have been thinking about for a while. Before I do so across the site I want to explain my thinking on this, because initially it seems contrary to so much of what I am trying to accomplish with this blog. I never intended this blog to be “all broadcast, no discussion”. It was started because it seemed a way to focus and catalogue my learning in coffee. It soon became a tool to interact with people all over the globe. It accelerated my learning by connecting me with baristas, roasters, producers and others in the industry. At points it became a hub for interesting, and occasionally important conversations. Some of my favourite things about the blog have been the comments in the past. Why, then, would I get rid of that? I’m interested in using this blog to ask questions. I ought to be focusing on questions that can’t really be answered in the short f...

Full article: http://www.jimseven.com/2012/01/29/turning-off-comments/

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