Blogs: shallow and egotistical?

by Mathew on November 23, 2005

Nicholas Carr of roughtype.com -- the guy who wrote a critical and much-cited post earlier this year about the amorality of Web 2.0 -- is up to his old skeptical tricks again in a recent post entitled "Jellybeans for breakfast." In it, he writes about how blogosphere proponents like to think of what they are…

Is downloading theft?

by Mathew on November 23, 2005

While browsing my RSS feeds using the Ajax-y goodness of netvibes, I came across a post made by Toronto-based venture capitalist Rick Segal, who is a partner with J.L. Albright Ventures -- a VC group that has investments in Q9 Networks, Nuvo Networks and FUN Technologies (which just sold control to Liberty Media for $195-million).…