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If A-listers stopped blogging for a week

Dave Winer poses an interesting question: Wouldn’t it be interesting if every certified A-lister, by convention, didn’t blog during the third week of every month. What if that idea caught on? Yes Dave, that would be interesting…in an amusing but disastrous type of way. Memeorandum wouldn’t update for a week (and sites like them). Many […]

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Tyme’s Thoughts: Tags

MovableType released a tag plug-in. In this post Anil referred to a post by Jeffrey Zeldman about tags which I agree with 100%. Here is an excerpt: The less brainy and more pressing problem is that with tag clouds, topics either gain immediate, widespread traction with the public, or they disappear from the cloud. Once […]

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My Thoughts: Embarrassing Yourself Part 2

Robert Scoble responded to my post about embarrassing yourself. His comments are down so I’m going to post about them here, with confidence he’ll find this post. 🙂 I agree 100% about getting to know a blogger and a personal blog is a good way to do that. However a business blog can do this […]

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My Thoughts: Robert’s statement on embarrassing yourself

I separated this because it’s a different topic. Robert Scoble posted this on his blog: By the way, what’s wrong with embarrassing yourself? If you really are going to be transparent and react to a global conversation that happens within minutes you’re bound to embarrass yourself. It’s what you do after you embarrass yourself that […]

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Business Technology

Where has the professionalism gone?

I found out about the FeedDemon Newsgator deal because I was looking through my feeds yesterday catching up on news. The first thing I did was check my email to see if there was some sort of announcement from Nick. Nothing. The next thing I did was contact a couple of people who I know […]

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Business Technology

AOL just keeps screwing up

AOL is offering free email: yes another company offering 2GB storage. The only difference (supposedly) is that paid AOL users see an ad at the bottom and AIM users see an ad at the top. WRONG! Screw up #1 – As a paying customer I should see an ad at all. Screw up #2 – […]

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Be Yourself – Do Your Thang

How much personal information should you share? The true answer is: it will be different for everyone.

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J.K. Rowling feels guilty about being rich

J.K. Rowling said she feels guilty about being rich. Yet she continues to pursue making money.