bloody hell

A blog about the the utter disaster that is Louisiana. Words utterly fail me. [Thanks to Parmet for the link.] [IMPORTANT UPDATE:] The help the blog linked above, I’ve built a wiki page to help the people of Slidell, Louisiana get information to each other. Hope it helps. [MEANWHILE:] Why is it that every time […]

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happy blog day today!

Today is Blog Day. That means every one has to go out and link to five new blogs, in order to spread some extra linklove. Well, I may have linked to some of these in the past. But maybe not enough. 1. Steve Bowbrik’s is quite good. He’s some kind of post-dotcom entrepreneur or whatever. […]

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steve rubel

david bowie

cluetrain fucktard

i just want a man

the astrophysicist story

Andrew Jaffe, an astrophysicists in London signed up for the Stormhoek Blogger’s Wine Freebie. OK, so he got the bottle, but then sadly left the bugger on the train. We saw the story via one of the search engines, so we sent him another bottle. What the hell, we were feeling nice. Why is this […]

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social vs. socialised

Loic wonders why more British people aren’t signing up for Our Social World. I wonder how a country like U.K. can have so few participants interested in a blog/social software conference such as Our Social World on September 9th. Wake up! It should be a good conference, you can still sign up. I’m guessing two […]

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talking about the weather

Dave Winer is doing a good job blogging about Hurricane Katrina. I’m following it on the BBC World Service.

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i think i’m in love…

Kathy Sierra’s amazing post, “You ARE a marketer. Deal with it.” In this new open-source/cluetrain world, I am a marketer. And so are you. If you’re interested in creating passionate users, or keeping your job, or breathing life into a startup, or getting others to contribute to your open source project, or getting your significant […]

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