Steve Pavlina

Unfortunately, I just got word that Steve Pavlina will not allow his posts to be included in the Adventures in Polyphasic Sleeping feed (transcript below)

Steve’s posts on polyphasic sleep are the most detailed out here on the interwebs, and it would have been epic to have them in the feed. No hard feelings Steve, I still love your blog.

———- Forwarded message ———-
From: Jorel Pi
Date: Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 1:45 PM
Subject: Re: StevePavlina.com Web Contact Form – Other
To: Steve Pavlina

Hi Steve,

Thanks for the reply. I respect your decision to not have your feed republished anywhere else. If you happen to change your mind, please let me know. For now, I’ll just continue to link to your site.

Jorel

PS.
Here’s a good read called “The Economy of Ideas”:
http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/8.10/download.html?pg=2&topic=&topic_set=

On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 1:24 PM, Steve Pavlina wrote:

Hi Jorel,

Interesting idea, but my PS experiment was a couple years ago, so I’m not
currently writing about it. I wouldn’t want my RSS feed republished on
another site anyway, since that can dilute search rankings.

Take care, and best of luck to you.

– Steve

> —–Original Message—–
> From: Jorel [mailto:jorel314@gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, June 12, 2008 1:13 PM
> To: pav@dexterity.com
> Subject: StevePavlina.com Web Contact Form – Other
>
>
> Hi Steve!
>
> I hope you are not too sick of people writing to you about polyphasic
> sleep.
>
> I am currently seeking out and giving advice to polyphasic sleepers.
> Here’s some advice I gave to one blogger:
> http://annacallahan.livejournal.com/12999.html?thread=36807#t36807
>
> To help other people find posts written by former and present
> polyphasic sleepers, I am starting a feed called “Adventures in
> Polyphasic Sleeping”. It’s beginnings can be seen here:
> http://feeds.feedburner.com/aips?format=xml
>
> I will only include feeds with direct permission from the blogger. If
> the blogger already has posts about polyphasic sleep, all they need to
> do is add the tag “aips” to the posts they want included on Adventures
> in Polyphasic Sleeping. If the blogger doesn’t want their posts to show
> up anymore in the future, they simply have to delete the “aips” tag
> from their posts.
>
> I am not doing this as any sort of business venture, so I prefer feeds
> with no ads. I am doing this because I believe that polyphasic sleep
> can be an alternative to monophasic sleep. Many people switch back to
> monophasic sleep not because of health issues, but due to social
> pressures. Having more polyphasic sleepers out there can ease the
> pressure.
>
> Please let me know if your are interested in adding your feed. Thanks!
>
> Jorel

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