Economist: Golden blogs. I knew this was going to turn out badly. Factual errors. Blogger had a commercial version before Google acquired them. The person who interviewed me didn't get that there is a difference between a discussion group and a weblog. Tony Perkins runs a DG. Nice, but it's not a weblog. Amateurism is an important part of blogging. Look at the three sites Chris Lydon profiled most recently and the blogs Salon is hosting for a comp with Perkins' project. The Economist used to have a thoughtful tech reporter. He moved on, replaced with cynicism. However, it's nice that they pointed to me, so I could comment on the piece.
Henry Wong: "Meatless political Web blogs don't spell the end of the Internet, just as Hillary Clinton's meatless memoir doesn't spell the end of books."
BBC: Power failures hit US and Canada. NYC, Detroit, Toronto, Ottawa, Cleveland, Toledo, NJ, Connecticut. No evidence of terrorism says NY mayor Bloomberg. Overload on power grid? Hot in Boston. We have power.
CNN: "Much of Midtown Manhattan and Wall Street was shut down. All area airports and the Long Island Railroad were also affected."
Microsoft: What you should know about the Blaster worm.
Another game of 20 Questions, Weblog Style!
Seth Dillingham got the correct answer.
BBC: "Scientist Sir Isaac Newton has triumphed in a poll searching for the greatest Briton."
Halley is looking for a new "Printer-Copier-Fax-Scanner-Nutcracker."
Sam Ruby has an interesting thread on quantifying the RDF Tax. I just posted a lengthy comment.
BusinessWeek interviews Jim Clark on Silicon Valley's funk.
Rogers Cadenhead posted a new chapter from his upcoming Sam's book on Radio UserLand. He says the book is getting the attention of his publisher because of the number of pre-orders it has received.
Jenny Levine: How to Add Navigator Links in Radio.
What's up with a comprehensive list of aggregators that doesn't include Radio or Manila? (Postscript: They're there now. Thanks.)
Thanks to John Robb for the pointer to a Linksys product that displays pictures, movies and music from a desktop computer on a TV using 802.11. Perfecto.
News.Com: "Since applets and plug-ins are also a key feature of other Web browsers, the Eolas decision could affect Microsoft's competitors in the browser market."
Another reason weblogs are important in education, in today's NY Times. They help kids become better writers.
On this day last year weblogs.com's high water mark passed 1000. Today it's over 4000.
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