Archive for the 'Weblogs' Category

Comment spam

Tuesday, January 10th, 2006

I keep getting too much comment spam. Comment authors must now have a previously approved comment. Until I install a good spam filter that is.

Wordpress 2.0 Release Candidate available

Tuesday, December 20th, 2005

A WordPress 2.0 Release Candidate is available.


Sunday, December 18th, 2005

Web-2.0-Spot, a German web 2.0 blog network, has launched:

Web-2.0-Spot is a network of German web 2.0 blogs. A travel guide to the technologies, trends and concepts of the social web.

Opening announcements by the founding four: Markus, Dominik, Richard and Peter (all in German).

Wie ich blogge?! - Poll on blog usage in German-speaking countries

Friday, October 28th, 2005

Just completed this poll about blog usage in German-speaking countries (mainly Germany, Austria and Switzerland). Some background on this project (in German).

Wie ich blogge?!

Playing with Flock

Thursday, October 20th, 2005

I’m posting this using Flock, a new browser, which is publicly available as of today. It’s still version 0.4.8 (and I hope it won’t break things, at least not too badly).

If you happen to be in the San Francisco Bay Area and are interested in Flock, they are scheduled to demo their product tomorrow night at 8pm at the Techcrunch meetup/party along with a bunch of other interesting new tools.

I’m starting to really like the energy here in the Valley.


Wednesday, July 13th, 2005

A couple podcasting sites to get me started: (thanks, Dan)’s John Furrier just today has a great interview with Charlene Li from Forrester Research on Blogs and Podcasting Changing the Nature of How Companies Communicate. She has her own blog here.

MIT Weblog Survey

Friday, July 1st, 2005

Participated in MIT Weblog Survey, a general social survey of weblog authors being conducted at the MIT Media Laboratory.

Blog-based online deliberation

Friday, June 24th, 2005

Interesting idea that just came out of the group session: blog-based online deliberation. A few of us will most likely experiment on that. Key here is the use of tags or social bookmarks not only for categorizing the content by topic but also for rating the content for quality as well as agreement/disagreement.

Technology Review: Das Web sind wir

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2005

Technology Review (German issue): Das Web sind wir - Das neue Leben im Netz: Wie Blogs und soziale Netze das Web umkrempeln. Der Cyberspace ist tot. Im Web hält das echte Leben Einzug: Social Software bringt Menschen zusammen und macht Schluss mit der Anonymität im Netz. By Mario Sixtus (in German).

Word of mouth

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2005

Matt pointed me to and