Harvard Crimson: Citizen Bloggers in NH?
A slightly longer version of the Crimson piece, circulated to the DaveNet mail list.
Brent Simmons: "Not all RSS feeds contain guids. My hope is that more and more they will since they’re so useful, since they make reading news so much better." Amen.
1/24/03: Guids are not just for geeks anymore.
Eric Soroos has Frontier running on Linux. This is big. Manila on Linux. Very important stuff.
News.Com: New dreams for Morpheus.
Two garden pictures, one taken on April 4, and one today. What a difference 26 days makes. It's finally spring in Cambridge. In the 80s yesterday. Too hot. Today it's in the high 60s. Just perfect.
A bug in Daypop shows what they filter out. Without filters, the top 10 reads like this. Blogger, UserLand, Blogger, UserLand, Apple, UserLand, Apple, Apple, Wolfelaar, Wired.
Rogers Cadenhead is doing a book on Radio to be published this summer by Sams Publishing. Chapter 1 is on the Web for your review. Very cool! Thanks Rogers.
Lots of travel in the coming week. To NY on Friday, Denver on Sunday, back to Boston on Tuesday and New Hampshire on Friday.
Overheard at a Cambridge pizzeria yesterday. A cop talking to another cop, telling a story about his young son who was cursing him out. Then, the next day, he overheard him saying exactly the same words to a mirror. The cop says "When people say angry words to someone else they're really angry with themself."
NY Times: "In the toughest move to date against unsolicited commercial e-mail, Virginia enacted a law Tuesday imposing harsh felony penalties for sending such messages to computer users through deceptive means."
NY Times: "Until recently, the record industry has been reluctant to act against the several million people who copy music over the Internet from one another for fear of alienating its own customers. But with CD sales plummeting, the record labels have lately taken a more aggressive stance." And do they think that spamming their customers will make CD sales rise? These are not business people, they're thugs. Lower the prices, and work with users. Give them products that take advantage of the new medium, instead of trying to hold on to the obsolete one. We've been saying this for years.
MacRumors confirms that iTunes is coming for Windows. I was going to explain that Windows users generally don't care about Apple software for Windows, it usually sucks bigtime, but then I decided to avoid the flames, I have a busy day so never mind.
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