Category Archives: Weblog World!

Weblog noise level continues to rise

According to Weblog search engine portal thing Technorati, a new Blog is born every second, meaning that by the time you finish reading this sentence, fifteen new Blogs will be waiting for you to ignore. Furthermore, the total number of … Continue reading

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Blogging your own murder

Maybe I should stop making fun of those people who feel compelled to update their Blogs with every tiny detail of their boring lives, particularly when one of those otherwise boring details is about how annoyed you are by the … Continue reading

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Somebody shoot me. I agree with Nick Denton.

As for the blog revolution, Mr. Denton put it this way: “Give me a break.” Aieee! It’s the apocalypso! In a drooling, fawning, icky sort of profile that doesn’t include a picture of the ever-cute Choire Sicha, The NY Times … Continue reading

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Calacanis beats Denton

It’s official, Weblogs, Inc. “publisher” Jason Calacanis is 15 points more loathsome than Gawker founder Nick Denton. The battle for most loathsome Blog advocate was hard-fought, with Denton called a”Franken-headed” emporer to Calacanis’s “floppy-haired internet huckster,” but Jason wins it … Continue reading

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Stop the WordPress!

Big, juicy (or as big and juicy and pointless) scandal in the blog world brewing over WordPress wunderkind Matt Mullenweg’s decision to hide Google-unfriendly search-term links inside his .org’s front page. In short, an open-source software maker is getting kick-backs … Continue reading

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Boing Boing, Ka-Ching Ka-Ching

It’s been almost a year since wildly popular geek site Boing Boing stared into the abyss and saw their bandwidth bill staring back at them. Like the good DIY, indie rock, mirrorshade cryptopunk rebels they go to great lengths to … Continue reading

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Bloom Ba-Da-Boom!

With the recent acquisition of Flickr, the defining characteristic of successful Web 2.0/Blooom companies is becoming clear. No, not usefulness. No, not design. No, not social capabilities. Duh. The thing that Blogger, Six Apart and Flickr all have in common … Continue reading

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Glassdog Terms of Use Update

Due to recent technological developments, Glassdog World Domination has revised its Terms of Use. Please read and agree to the following: Glassdog World Domination (“Glassdog”) and its official information dissemination organ (“Penis”“glassdog.com”) hereby and henceforth restrict users (“dirty rat bastards”) … Continue reading

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Bloggers continuing to eat everyone’s lunch

Google news search for “bloggies” 8 results Google news search for “SXSW Web Awards” 3 results (one is a press release) My prediction is that in one week, the difference will be even more skewed towards the Bloggies. I bet … Continue reading

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I, journalist

Businessweek analyst Jessi Hempel sounds off on this week’s Blog item of interest, “Are Bloggers Journalists?” In light of a judge’s ruling in California against three Apple tell-all sites, it appears not. The bigger picture is, as usual, a lot … Continue reading

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