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All sorts of magazines are hurting right now. The publishing industry isn't healthy. What's my thesis?
The Web is killing publishing.
Though there's a few that are doing OK too. And some will be linking up with blogs, soon.
"Our facilities and services are fantastic, too. They include:
I followed a link from NTK "first against the wall when Valenti is president" to an about me, I presume it's a speaker at the Emerging Technologies conf. Absolutely staggering when I look back to my degree level education. Beans, beans and bloody lentils. Rest of my money went on booze, and the attempt to get women. It was the young ones.
"Can you imagine a campsite of bloggers? ...it's hard to imagine that this won't break down into a consensual circle-jerk. Such is the world of blogdom, which relies heavily on its own, synthetic consensus." A list" blogging, looking up each other's arse holes. Been around for a long time. These new netNewsWire " encourge consensus, and clumping. Or, what appears to me to be brown-nosing.
But, there's still plenty of old goat still to come into the blogospere, yet.
Danny O'Brien (and wife) of NTK: "The sizeable British invasion sat around cackling "bollocks" if anyone even for a second tried to pull that Americanocentric ... well, bollocks." and: "From a dazed Esther Dyson, to the feral teenhackers scavenging on the sidelines, you could smell the fear: that they were about to turn up a year late and several hundred dollars short."
"It's important to remember that there's more than one sort of TrackBack..."
Swimming out deep in trackback land.
"...The internal weblogs I've seen work are those that track an idea's progress from offhand notion to fully matured proposal. I have seen three such blogs, always-on virtual whiteboards that have sped development and kept the status of projects clearer than they'd been before..."