101 Posts Tagged "wide world of blog"

Interesting things found in the blog-o-sphere

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Communities are Much More Than a Place

I’ve been guilty of this several times over, but its easy to fall into the Field of Dreams Syndrome (FoDS) by focusing on the construction of the place (“build a virtual community and they will come”). I’ve rambled before about this, that if you look at real communities of people, it is just more than […]

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Blog Trackbackcorn Must Die

Cue up your 1970 dusty, scratch ridden version of the classic John Barleycorn tune long ago wafted by Traffic: There were three bloggers [1], [2], [3] came out of the West, Their fortunes for to try, And these three bloggers made a solemn vow: Blog Trackback must die. They’ve wrote, they’ve dug, they’ve harrowed it […]

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Blog-Publishing a Print Publication

In the next few months I will be trying to… ahem, dip into the cliche bag…. “walk some of the talk” (or maybe it is “jog some of the blog”). My colleagues and I concocted a plan last week to cease completely the print publication of our mcli Forum, a once a semester publication form […]

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Piling On EduBlogs

I’m trying to give James a hand at bumping up the number of new sites at Edublogs.org by a factor of 10. I emailed a message to our distribution list for our Ocotillo Online Learning Group letting them new this was available. I’ve heard more people talk about, or actually try blogging in all of […]

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I Clicked. I Laughed. J-Walk Blog.

I had first stumbled into the J-Walk Blog a while ago, and remember it as a place that is oozing with sarcasm, right there from the byline: Stuff That May or May Not Interest You Wow, a real mission statement! I had first done the J-Walk with the first of three wickedly funny fake sites […]

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Darth’s Diary

Darth Vader is baring his soul in blog format Darth Vader is an immaculately conceived knight-bastard imbued with magical powers who rules the known galaxy at the right hand of the merciless and brilliant Emperor Palpatine I. Though he maintains palaces on both Coruscant and Vjun, Vader spends most of his time travelling aboard Executor, […]

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Stopped Jots

I was experimenting with the Jots.com bookmark and publish to weblog API, but as duly noted in comments by Will and James, it was turning my blog reading into more of a linkatorium: I’d rather get it by subbing your Jots feed rather than your blog feed. True, so I am shutting of the publishing […]

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A Blog and a Place For Everything

The internet is seemingly infinite and I love gems that lie out there in the long tail of the long tail. From that obscure zone where a few people find vitality comes the blog “WordPerfect for DOS Updated”, so rock in in your special niche of DOS lovers, filling a void no big software support sites […]

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When Was Your Blog-Ha Moment?

I’ve not had any luck starting any memes. And I expect my streak will continue. But I am curious if perhaps others would share via comments or in their own sites, What was your “Blog-Ha” Moment? (Blog Aha!) What was it the triggered the 10,000 watt light bulb going off in your head that screamed, […]