Archive for February, 2005

rogue content editor, eh …

Monday, February 28th, 2005

maybe I should get one of those keep my blog up when I’m not around to do so

The Beanie Might Get Replaced.

Monday, February 28th, 2005

But, hey, while we’re talking about it: there’s only 1 1/4 years left in my term. Anyone want to take over in 2006? The hat is totally fabulous!

Sooz on a News Site’s Linking Practice

Monday, February 28th, 2005

Sooz wonders why The Boston Globe doesn’t include more links in their articles, especially articles about Web sites and weblogs. She wrote to them and shares their unsatisfactory response on her weblog. The lack of links in a new Boston Globe column about weblogs by Adam Gaffin of Universal Hub encouraged her to ask the […]

Blogging Among Members of Congress

Monday, February 28th, 2005

Perhaps weblogs could become a key source of government information and a candid look at the political process.

The Economics of Podcasting

Monday, February 28th, 2005

Scott Kirsner explores some of the economics of podcasting, like the cost of maintaining a site with podcasts and whether casts should have commercials. The Boston Globe piece includes comments from Christopher Lydon, Dave Winer, and Benjamen Walker. Andrew Grumet has some commentary about the article. Vlogger Steve Garfield (whom you might remember from such […]

Why Execs Shouldn’t Blog

Monday, February 28th, 2005

Lucy Kellaway shares some negative impressions about why blogging doesn’t belong in the corporate world. She focuses on the importance of having a style that attracts readers. She suggests why corporate blogs might become ignored: "The point about blogs is risk. If they are made risky in any way – either through publishing negative comments, […]

Petition Against Gambling Spammers

Monday, February 28th, 2005

Some people are collecting signatures on a petition against comment and referer spammers related to gambling and casinos. More on Rebecca MacKinnon’s RConversation Speaking of spam, check out this funky spoofed e-mail Jessamyn reports.

Someone talk me out of this.

Monday, February 28th, 2005

I plan to start blogging on a fourth platform, mostly as a way to test some blog software to determine if it might be worth using in the blogging course I’m teaching at the Special Libraries Association Annual Conference in June. I just have to remember where the guy said it was on the Web […]

Bill Ives’ Blogging Policy

Saturday, February 26th, 2005

Bill Ives of Portals and KM shares why he blogs like he does. A theme of the blog group lately has been to develop and share blog policies. Maybe one day when I have time (ha!), I’ll write down some of my “rules.”

Sponsorship for Internet Access at SLA

Friday, February 25th, 2005

Many of us have been whining about how much the Special Libraries Association is charging for Internet access during the annual conference in Toronto. Maybe it’s because I’ve been to some conferences recently where wireless access was freely available, but I really don’t understand why it seems like some associations don’t think of Internet access […]