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 http://www.brainoff.com/geoblog/ Too cool.

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 […]

Locking Down the Weblog

March 21, 2003

So I’m in the middle of writing an article on the use of weblogs in the corporate and academic settings and I revisit a previous post I made regarding a great example of a simple use of a weblog, providing network status for the UEN network. It was a particularly interesting example because it was […]

Now We’re Cooking With Gas

February 15, 2003

I haven’t given up on MT-Textile; to be fair I haven’t given it much of a chance. But when I saw this post on the Movable Type Support Forums I knew I had to try something else. The promise of a WYSIWYG editor in MT? I had to try it. Wow! First impression is this […]

Search Strings

February 3, 2003

I usually only pay attention to the top 30 search strings from my Apache logs since that’s all I have my analysis tool (Webalizer) setup to show. But I’ve been dumping them all to a file and I’ve just now spent a little time looking at them. Probably nothing worthy of Disturbing Search Requests but […]

Weblog Tool to Watch

January 23, 2003

Ed Swindelles has rebuilt his weblog from scratch, moving from pMachine to a custom built solution. He’ll be writing more about this in the coming weeks and I’ll be watching. I love his dynamic commenting system, if he doesn’t mind the spam I suggest entering a comment so you can see how fast it posts […]

Catching Up

January 20, 2003

A lot of interesting things have been going on in the web log world that I need to get caught up with: Burningbird has spent some time documenting her Threadneedle Strategy, which describes how to maximize the use of comments, trackback, backtrack and other technology enhancements. Shelley’s web log is evolving before our eyes during […]