Michael Yon, Matt and Uncle Jimbo from Black Five, other Milbloggers to speak at BlogWorld!

I just received the latest info from Andi and the folks at Military.com. This is an all star lineup. The panelists will include Matt and Uncle Jimbo from Black Five, John Noonan from Op-for, Tim Boggs, and many more. Michael Yon has agreed to do a live video feed from Iraq (as long as we … [Read more]

Why did we create BlogWorld & New Media Expo?

Lots of people have asked me that question and I read a post today at the Demystifying Digital Blog titled Blogging Comes of Age for Capitalists – Blog Trade Show. I don’t think this self proclaimed digitial grandmother meant any insult in her last two paragraphs but I felt compelled to address them. I was … [Read more]

Why did we create BlogWorld & New Media Expo?

Lots of people have asked me that question and I read a post today at the Demystifying Digital Blog titled Blogging Comes of Age for Capitalists – Blog Trade Show. I don’t think this self proclaimed digitial grandmother meant any insult in her last two paragraphs but I felt compelled to address them. I was … [Read more]

Blog service providers agree to register; censor bloggers for Chinese Government

This is scary stuff. From Reporters Without Borders: Reporters Without Borders condemns the “self-discipline pact” signed by at least 20 leading blog service providers in China including Yahoo.cn! and MSN.cn. Unveiled yesterday by the Internet Society of China (ISC), an offshoot of the information industry ministry, the pact stops short the previous project of making … [Read more]

SmartLink Feeds Make Amazon Links Easy

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Our fearless leader Rick pointed out this post to me today: One of the great things about the new AdaptiveBlue SmartLink Feeds are that we do all the publishing and you can sit back and make money (via the Amazon Affiliate Program) by simply placing the feed on your blog. Every week we update and … [Read more]

Is the LA Times Link Baiting Bloggers?

Four days ago the LA Times ran this Op-Ed stating blogging was not journalism. Am I the only one who noticed there was no byline for this? The article received several links from the Blogosphere and Robert Niles from Annenberg’s online journalism review. Most were unfavorable. The Los Angeles Times this morning insulted its readers … [Read more]

Is Blogging Dead?

Not according to Hugh MacLeod at Gaping Void. In two recent posts Why We’re All Blogging Less, and Blogging Isn’t Dead It’s Just a Subset of Something Much Larger and More Important. They are both great posts worth a full read. I do think Hugh’s post’s are in some part a reflection of the two … [Read more]

David Sifry to leave Technorati Layoffs Expected!

Technorati has announced that they are going to layoff eight people and David Sifry is stepping down as the CEO. When I first read the headline at GigaOm I thought it was terrible news. Technorati is one of the true pioneers of New Media and David Sifry has been the man in charge since the … [Read more]

Gnomedex Day 2

The day started off a bit slow with first time speakers and producers of GeekBrief.TV Cali Lewis and her husband Neal Campbell. It wasn’t just their first time speaking at Gnomdex but first time speaking in public and it showed. To their credit and in keeping with the message of their talk “just start”; they … [Read more]

More Gnomedex coverage

About half of the attendees are live blogging the event. The other half of us are fighting with our internet connections. Since I am unable to live blog effectively please take a look at several others who are liveblogging. CrapMonkey didn’t appreciate Robert Steele’s presentation but loved Guy Kawasaki. The theme was “open government,” presented … [Read more]