Dan Gillmor, blogger and citizen journalist, will join the Berkman Center as a fellow in January. Known for his book We the Media, Dan is starting a Center for Citizen Media. Congratulations and welcome, Dan!
Archive for December 21st, 2005
One of my fans pointed out that I’m in Robert Scoble’s public aggregator. An A-list blogger, Robert works at Microsoft. Like me, though, he blogs for himself, not his employer. I like the disclaimer on his blog: "Robert Scoble works at Microsoft (title: technical evangelist). Everything here, though, is his personal opinion and is not [...]
The comment spammers have been at it again pretty aggressively lately, so I’ve been doing a lot of comment deleting. Sometimes, I’m not always sure what’s comment spam and what might be a legitimate comment. Usually comment spam follows a few patterns. The number of messages. In an hour, I might get 15-200 comments. Things [...]
I’m not sure which part of this news article is creepier: that a student requesting a copy of Mao Tse-Tung’s "The Little Red Book” gets a surprise visit from Homeland Security agents or that things professors ask us to read in college could haunt us in later years. Addenda 1/1/06: A follow-up newstory claims the [...]