Summer Vacation

June 24, 2003

The content around here has been thin lately but I hope those of you that stop by periodically will continue to do so and those of you reading me through an aggregator will keep me in your list – this being my first summer as a weblogger I’ve noticed a couple of things. First, June […]

Being Cautious of Big Brother

May 7, 2003

In response to the article I wrote commenting on his absence from blogging, Deane writes: It all comes back to the fact that I was sticking a LOT of opinions out there and Google isn’t very forgetful. There are situations where you just can’t stick the toothpaste back in the tube. Once you publish, it […]

Global Blogging

April 24, 2003

That’s a world map showing near real time (1-3 minutes) updates of weblog entries around the world, pinpointing location based on geographical data provided by geoURL enabled weblogs, like mine. Check it out at Too cool.

William Gibson Takes a Rest

April 24, 2003

Karlin Lillington interviewed William Gibson this week and learned that Gibson will be ending his weblog in the next couple of weeks. It’s been a pleasure to be able to read him in this more raw form and as I’ve written about before this short foray of his into weblogging has certainly gained him some […]

Deane Goes Offline

April 17, 2003

Sorry to see Deane Barker go offline. I’ve been visiting his site for a couple of months and have enjoyed his writing and insight. I believe I saw the job posting that led to him shutting down and I thought it was pretty funny and would have thought the company posting it had a sense […]


April 17, 2003

Nothing like coming home from a business trip and seeing that your website was down for 24 hours due to an overloaded circuit. Wednesday was like a black hole here on John’s Jottings.

Beyond the Personal Weblog

March 28, 2003

As I’ve written before in Weblogs @ Work and in a few other articles, I am interested in the use of weblogs outside the world of personal journal. Following are some interesting links along that theme. Jon Udell writes about the use of weblog technology as a simple project communication mechanism in Publishing a Project […]