From the monthly archives:

February 2007

Much has been written about the "Shoemoney Affair," in which the blogger known as Shoemoney wrote about a MyBlogLog hack that allowed unscrupulous types to spoof their identities, and was subsequently banned from the service, despite the fact that -- as Tony Hung pointed out at Deep Jive Interests -- MyBlogLog didn't have a terms…

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Like many shareholders of Yahoo -- whose stock has climbed somewhat in the past few months, but is still well below where it was at the beginning of last year -- blogger and management consultant Eric Jackson has been less than pleased with the company's performance over the past year or so. Although the Internet…
The New York Times Reader, a piece of software you can download to read the NYT on your PC, came out in beta last fall and I immediately downloaded it for a few reasons -- including the fact that I am a geek, a newspaper journalist and a big NYT fan. And I have to…

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As the word "paper" becomes less and less a part of the newspaper world, things like video are becoming more and more common. While there are some exceptionally well-designed video efforts out there -- such as the Washington Post's OnBeing, which I wrote about recently -- there are also some that are, well... underwhelming, if…

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Every now and then some ancient blogger will post a world-weary, "been there, done that" missive about how blogging is tiresome, bordering on useless, and so they are giving it up, etc. The implication being, of course, that blogs are a kind of juvenile pursuit, like skateboarding or body-piercing, and that eventually everyone grows up…

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