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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...

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...

steve rubel

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david bowie

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cluetrain fucktard

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i just want a man

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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...

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...

talking about the weather

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

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,...

the 800-pound gorilla

Kind words about English Cut from Shel Israel, courtesy of BL Ochman: The Best Blogs Have Passion and Authority After doing more than 100 interviews with bloggers certain trends emerge. “The bloggers that we find...

geek dinners

The Irish Blogger’s Wine Freebie is now closed. We should be sending the bottles out soonish. [Meanwhile, from my Geek Dinners wiki page:] Stormhoek is very interested in sponsoring geek dinners with freebie bottles of...

commodities galore. commodities forever.

A word that rolls off my tongue a lot these days is “Commodity”. Not surprising. We live in a era where China does the making, and Wal-Mart does the selling. In this game margins are...

dell. hell. tell.

[More Jeff Jarvis and the “Dell Hell” Saga:] The thing is, when you start turning your products into commodities, you start treating your customers like commodities. And it’s a death-spiral that’s damn hard to break...

we want to be part of something

Excellent points by Technogoogles about the Stormhoek Blogger’s Wine Freebie: I’ve been following Hugh’s sideline, ie new client, with interest. He’s levereging his muscle in the blogo-world to generate some PR for a wine called...