Twitter = IRC v. 2?

Posted by Rich on April 30, 2007 in Blogosphere, Technology |

It kind of dawned on me recently what Twitter really is. It’s not blogging, or IM, or texting. It’s really the worlds largest IRC channel, only with some finer grained control over who you see and pay attention to. I’m still a bit skeptical about its long term prospects, but I think I understand it […]


Happy Anniversary Scripting News

Posted by Rich on April 3, 2007 in Blogosphere |

A belated Happy Tenth Anniversary to Scripting News, the oldest continuously running blog on the internet. It was the first blog I ever read, probably around six or seven years ago, and it’s been in my various readers continuously ever since. Dave is sometimes controversial, but always interesting. Here’s to another ten years.


Blogging, Blogging Everywhere

Posted by Rich on February 20, 2006 in Blogosphere |

Lots of stuff about blogging in the news this past week: Slate has an article called Twilight of the Blogs. New York Magazine’s cover story is about the blogging elite. And the N.Y. Times Sunday Magazine has William Safire’s column on blogging jargon. And the blogosphere is all abuzz, especially about Safire’s alleged misidentification of […]

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