Lots of talk about blog networks. I have a pet peeve. Figured I might as well discuss it. First, what is a blog network? In my opinion, the network has to have ownership or some sort of control of the blogs. Not necessarily 100% control but some controlling interest. Given that definition, that would mean there are “blog networks” not being recognized as such.
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 […]
A friend of mine asked me why I don’t “get into” the connect services. You know like Yahoo, Hi5, LinkedIn – those types of services where I am connected to who I know and people can view who I know and contact who I know…those types of services. Nope, not into them. Why…besides it’s none […]
I’m becoming an activist. I don’t know exactly when it happened or why it happened. It’s been happening gradually and it’s getting to the point there are so many things I want to say I’d love to broadcast it. Hey, that’s what I’m doing, isn’t it? What I am so enthused about? Technology and the […]
Dare Obasanjo writes: The main problem is that Microsoft is good at competing but not good at caring for customers. The focus of the developer division at Microsoft is the .NET Framework and related technologies which is primarily a competitor to Java/JVM and related technologies. However when it comes to areas where there isn’t a […]
From Reuters: Charting the discussion of issues during the 2004 presidential campaign, the study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project and consultants BuzzMetrics found political blogs—online opinion and information sites—played a similar, but not greater role, as did the mainstream media and the candidates’ campaigns in creating “buzz.” The study dispels the notion […]
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 […]
Bank of America and Wachovia are notifying customers that their accounts may have been breached. The theft was exposed when Hackensack, NJ police arrested nine people (a NJ state worker state worker, seven bank workers and a business owner) who were selling the information to collection agencies. Wachovia was notified that the Hackensack police seized […]