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State of the Blogosphere

Dave Sifry has published the second of two great posts about the State of the Blogosphere. This one highlights the number of posts over time, and Dave interestingly links spikes in the number of posts…



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Customize Google News homepage

Google News now allows you to customize the homepage layout. The feature means you can re-arrange the sections (Sci/Tech, Entertainment, US, World, Business etc) and introduce new Google News search topics onto your homepage. Good…


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Technorati: Soon all will be revealed

My apologies for those trying to use the Technorati Searchlet on my site. When you put in a search term it reports this login error saying "Soon All Will Be Revealed". I recall Neville Hobson…


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Blog readers beware – spyware lurks

Here’s some FUD factor about blogs being a haven for spyware on ZDNet Australia. Seems the baddies are now hiding malicious code in the free tools which many bloggers use to enhance their sites. When…


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Frigging with the rigging

I managed to get some time this weekend to make some changes to this blog. You can now subscribe more easily using Bloglines and Feedster. I’ve also added a Directories section with links to all…


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Commercialization of RSS

The varied approach of publications to RSS is remarkable. The Financial Times and The Economist have only just launched their feeds, and even then both only offer a taster of the content they provide. Both…


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NYT on Podcasting

The New York Times introduces podcasting in this article with a fun example called Why Fish. Take away quote: "And as bloggers have influenced journalism, podcasters have the potential to transform radio. Already many radio…