Saturday, July 29, 2006

Google Earth Blog

For those who like using Google Earth, here's a great blog site on the subject called Google Earth Blog.

Friday, July 28, 2006

Blogging her way

SAN JOSE, Calif.--In what might be the largest-ever event of its kind, hundreds of women bloggers will gather for the second annual BlogHer conference.

Other related female bloggers in the San Francisco bay area worth checking out:

www.svmoms.com-A new blog with daily observations of parenting life in the San Francisco Bay Area by 40 local mothers.

www.forrester.typepad.com/charleneli-Charlene Li, an analyst at Forrester Research, chronicles trends in technology and life.

www.svmedialaw.com-A blog about law, e-commerce and venture capital by Cathy Kirkman, a partner at Palo Alto law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati.

www.gracedavis.typepad.com-Grace Davis of Santa Cruz writes primarily about life and motherhood. She gained fame for quickly launching the Hurricane Katrina Direct Relief blog soon after the hurricane hit to help survivors.

www.christine.net-Christine Herron, a venture capitalist, writes about technology, socity and investing.

Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Successful Blog(gers)

Here's a great blog site by Liz Strauss. For Liz, her blog, lets her talk aboutrandom wondering and philosophy, is known for stories that relight memories and for the way it inspires readers to join her as she wonders about crayons, idiosyncracies, and things that don’t fit.

2web

2web is a group of Australian bloggers and entrepreneurs who are passionate about web 2.0. What they all have in common is that through their businesses and blogging they develop, implement and evangelise web 2.0 ideas around web services, open standards, new media, blogs and the web as a platform.

What does that blog term mean?

Here's a helpful blog glossary to help you understand some of the terminology.

Bloghop

Bloghop's mission is to match blogs with readers!If you're searching for a blog, you can tagsurf to blogs that match your interest.

The Windy City and its Bloggers

Directory of area weblog sites, listed on a route map of el, subway, and rail stations.

Bloggers: A portrait of the internet's new storytellers

The ease and appeal of blogging is inspiring a new group of writers and creators to share their voices with the world.

A national phone survey of bloggers finds that most are focused on describing their personal experiences to a relatively small audience of readers and that only a small proportion focus their coverage on politics, media, government, or technology. Blogs, the survey finds, are as individual as the people who keep them. However, most bloggers are primarily interested in creative, personal expression – documenting individual experiences, sharing practical knowledge, or just keeping in touch with friends and family.

Read the PDF Report

Web 2.0...Blogging in Peru

The global nature of the blogosphere and its rapid global penetration is misunderstood and poorly represented in the US centric view of blogging.

Saturday, July 22, 2006

Blogging from the Belly of Beirut

As the Israeli-Lebanese conflict boils over, moderates on both sides seek understanding and reconciliation -- and they're finding each other online.

Monday, July 17, 2006

How To Write A Better Blog?


Guy Kawasaki, former Apple guru and Forbes.com columnist, interviews David Sifry, the founder and CEO of Technorati, on writing better blogs, manual pinging, tagging, etc. Worth a read.

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Report: Spammers Shift to Blogs and IM

Report: Spammers Shift to Blogs and IM The increased effectiveness of spam filters for e-mail and the lack of any such filters for newer communication technologies, such as blogs and instant messaging, are part of the reason spammers have turned to new channels to distribute their messages, explained Paul Stamp, an analyst at Forrester.

Sunday, July 09, 2006

V7N Technology Blog site

The V7N Technology Blog is more than just geek news about gadgets. It’s a blog about the very Internet. Laws that affect you as an Internet user; technology that affects you as an Internet user

Bluepulse Blogger widget

Developers at bluepulse have whipped up a Blogger widget for their mobile phone platform; here are a few details from their post about it:
  • Supports HTML, so you can link to a site, another post, or another blog from your post
  • Supports multiple Blogger blogs.
  • Create a new post, or edit an existing post from the widget and republish it
  • Save a post as a draft and then edit and publish it from the widget or your desktop later
Check it out!

Saturday, July 01, 2006