MT Plugin Manager

July 5, 2003

David Raynes has released a public beta of the Movable Type Plugin Manager. They may have fixed this bug already but in case not, in order to get it working you need to change “param” to “params” on line 197 of For some reason it did not manage to detect any of my installed […]

Great Business Blog Example

July 2, 2003

NewsGator is an RSS aggregator built to plug into Microsoft Outlook. I’ve tried it a couple of times and been impressed with it, certainly it is a leading candidate for any aggregator we would consider using at work since we are an Outlook shop. The makers of the product have released a case study of […]

A Couple of Weblog Thoughts

May 13, 2003

The ComputerWorld story Blogs play a role in homeland security [via Sam Ruby] is fairly light fluff, but it’s an interesting sign of things to come. We continue to see stories on enterprise weblogging and it’s particularly interesting to see it associated with a major buzzword like homeland security. Can’t disagree with this quote: Weblogs […]

Ozzie Back

April 23, 2003

Ray Ozzie is back. He notes that “I don’t believe that you can really grok social software unless you’re soaking in it” which is also one of the reasons why I am spending time with this crazy new hobby. Besides, who can ignore a CEO who uses a term from Stranger in a Strange Land? […]

Movable Type 2.6 Is Out

February 13, 2003

Six Apart (otherwise know as Mena and Ben Trott) has released Movable Type 2.6. Just got the upgrade working, although if you looked at my site within the last 20 minutes it probably looked sort of funky – I was having a problem getting my plugins to be recognized, and that caused things to get […]

Thinking About Google

January 26, 2003

Robert’s comment on my article about Google search results (I’m still #1) got me to spend a little time this morning Googling around about Google. Here are some interesting links I found. On the page that Robert linked to (which is a page for all articles in his Google category – I also do that) […]

Great Example of Business Web Log

January 12, 2003

Via Phillip Windley’s article Hallelulah! A NOC Blog in Utah I ran across Network Operations Standup Information, a weblog providing network status for the UEN network in Utah. I’m not interested in the status of that network in Utah but what I certainly am interested in is the use of web logs in the corporation, […]