Consider that none of the professional reporters, in hundreds of articles about blogging, predicted the importance of bloggers before they became important. Now that it's happened, they're still writing superior, dismissive pieces about people writing in their pajamas. One wonders when just one of them will write the story the other way. "Pros fearful of a future when they have to compete with amateurs on a level playing field." Except it's not the future anymore.
Must-read insider's story telling how Bob Dylan's Like a Rolling Stone made it on the airwaves in 1965. "... the DJ was very polite when asked if he would kindly play the acetate during a free moment."
Bob Dylan: Like a Rolling Stone.
For the Harvard I&S conference: "Tip O'Neil said all politics is local -- it seems Tom Daschle would agree..."
2600.com is "now making available an RSS feed for our readers' convenience. It contains the headlines for articles posted to our website, and in addition can be used to automate downloading of our radio programs Off the Hook and Off the Wall." Bing!
Bob Wyman of PubSub.com has a test ping server.
Scott Rosenberg's remembrance of the IBM PC.
Newsweek: Tivo for your iPod.
Wired: "Survivalists live off the grid, but Hodder hates being without it -- even for a few minutes. She's more of an interface grrl."
New header graphic, a Saskatchewan skyline, taken from the Trans-Canada Highway on 9/2/04.
Michael Hall is looking for advice on programming languages.
ESPN: "Bonds wasn't the only player of his time to get much bigger physically during his career."
Photoblogs: Roll Your Own RSS.
Patrick Mann: "I'm a security tester on the IE team."
I was hoping that my partner in podcast, Adam Curry, would be back on the air today, but apparently it's not going to happen any time soon. British Telecom says they have no more ports, that someone has to leave before he can get one, and there's a wait list. Of course we're all really disappointed, not just Adam, he's part of an international community.
Up in the middle of the night coughing like a fool, I was just about to chug some cough syrup, then I heard this on KOMO News. "A medical study shows sugar water works just as well as many common cough syrups when it comes to suppressing nighttime coughing."
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