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Cory Doctorow Speaks
18th of April 2006 Darren Rowse 12

Cory Doctorow Speaks

Tonight I heard at the last minute about a lecture that Cory Doctorow from Boing Boing was giving here in Melbourne (thanks to a ProBlogger reader for letting me know about it) His topic: ‘Offering a remarkable global perspective on the future, Cory will discuss his view that technologies which ...more
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Mark Pilgrim Gets Back in the Game
9th of April 2006 2

Mark Pilgrim Gets Back in the Game

Mark Pilgrim is back. Mark Pilgrim was actually one of the early shapers of my philosophy on blogging and left me somewhat disappointed when he left the game a few years ago. It looks like he’s back though, based on his entertaining (as a parent) entry on bath time with ...more
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Web 2.0 Spam
31st of March 2006 Darren Rowse 17

Web 2.0 Spam

It seems spammers are getting a little web 2.0 in their design. The last few days I’ve had the one below quite a few times. Large fonts, rounded corners, shiny icons…. Almost (not quite) looks like something from a collection of Web 2.0 logos.
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A Negative Blogosphere?
18th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 31

A Negative Blogosphere?

Fascinating post over at Scobleizer on The new A list – some reflections by Robert on how he sees the the new breed of bloggers coming through treating his mate Dave Winer who recently announced he’s looking at stepping away from blogging. He describes this new ‘A-list’ of bloggers as ...more
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WeSmirch launched by Memeorandum
14th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 1

WeSmirch launched by Memeorandum

The team behind the popular memeorandum and tech.memeorandum have announced a new site ‘WeSmirch‘ which takes the format of their other popular sites and applies it to tracking gossip and celebrity blogs. I know lots of bloggers who will be doing their best to to get picked up by this ...more
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The 2005 Weblog Awards Finalists Announced
5th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 3

The 2005 Weblog Awards Finalists Announced

The Weblog Awards for 2005 have posted nominations and voting will start sometime in the next 24 hours. Congrats to all the nominations (there’s a lot to wade through). There’s a lot of quality blogs in the list as usual, I always enjoy these awards for finding new blogs that ...more
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The Million Dollar Homepage
22nd of September 2005 Darren Rowse 166

The Million Dollar Homepage

Want to see an enterprising online idea? The Million dollar Home Page is an attempt by one young business student to pay his university fees by selling advertising on a site – one pixel at a time. A pixel costs $1 and there are 1,000,000 of them up for grabs. ...more
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Food Blogs
20th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 21

Food Blogs

I was chatting to a couple of people today about blogging (surprise surprise) and explaining to them that it’s getting to be that there is a blog now on almost every topic you can think of. One of the people I chatted with is a big foodie and asked about ...more
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Travelator Blogging
8th of September 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Travelator Blogging

Warning – Tangent Ahead The Travelator is a wonderful invention. There is nothing better than rushing for a flight at an airport and seeing that the long walk to the departure gate is going to be cut down by jumping upon one of these moving sidewalks. On a recent trip ...more
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