by Dan Knauss and Sonya Jongsma Knauss Late Nite is not nostalgic in the sense of presenting an idealized vision of “the good old days,” just as it isn’t about mocking the past. A traditionalist and an iconoclast, Sister has little respect for nuns who gave up the habit, but she thinks women should be […]
Bylines Archives: Dan Knauss
Dan Knauss is principal of New Local Media, an open source web application design and development consultancy. He lived and worked in Rivereast, Riverwest and Harambee from 1999-2011. Dan built and has maintained the Currents website since its debut in 2002. During the early noughties he blogged and wrote for the Currents. He now lives with his family in Canada.
Publishing is not necessarily community-building–it may be “merely pushing content or information at people.” What do you wish you were listening to? What do you wish you were looking at? What do you wish you were reading?
The official buzz is in the streets. In mid-January Tom Daykin wrote a front page Sunday feature in the Journal Sentinel about Riverwest as an up-and-coming neighborhood. It will be interesting to see what and who we “draw” in the next couple of years. Will the changes be substantial and dramatic? Will we lose our […]
What are the borders of your neighborhood? Unless you’re a newcomer, when you think about this question, definite answers probably come to mind right away. Where did you get those answers? How certain are you that they are right? Do they describe something that’s really out there or something that for some reason or another […]