Dave Pollard provides an thought provoking piece on the future of blogging to 2010, whilst some points are arguable it is always interesting to consider the path of blogging in the future
With all the RSS hype in the blogosphere its hard to find a rss reader of note that costs nothing. Critics may say that payment for product is only a fair process but in the era of free the lack of free, quality RSS readers can only hinder groeth in the sector. And then we discovered SharpReader from Luke Hutteman.
A fascinating article at a Whole Lotta Nothing entitled Beyond the Blog on MT and its growing uses and possibilities.
The Guardian have provided some great coverage of the British Parliamentary seminar on Blogs and their future in politics
There has been much ado on the net in the last 24 hours on blogging and rather than pick out the best of the best The Blog Herald introduces its first News Wrap: when too much blogging news is never enough.
The Gotham Gazette on NY Bloggers
PCPro UK interviews Tim O’Reilly
MSNBC talks about AOL9 and Blogging, abeit a little late, as does MSN Money, Business Week, CNet News& ZDNet
The Singapore Straits Times reports on a new Singapore Moblogging service
Internet Magazine and the BBC look at different sides of UK politics and Blogging.
Ohio.com looks at Blogs as a work tool
The much talked about news of AOL going into Blogging is good news in spreading the blogosphere gospel and in providing competition to blogging giant Google. The Blog Herald wishes AOL all the best but hopes it doesn’t follow its success in managing Netscape. Many will argue that Netscape was a dead duck before AOL became involved, however AOL’s track record in new areas, in particular outside the United States (the Australian ISP market and the AOL7 alliance comes to mind) does not bide well for its new blogging project.
The following story could be a warm, gentle work of American English fiction. Cliches a plenty, and colourful characters, I see pulizter prize: however this is all true: a lesson in free speech in the blogosphere:
There’s a warm, gentle breeze blowing up Franklin Street, rustling the trees, random leaves, and the ringlets in Erin Carter’s hair.
Sitting cross-legged on a wooden bench, twisting a lock of that cinnamon-brown hair around her finger, the 17-year-old Chapel Hill High School student reminisces about the day she found herself in the middle of a weird convergence of coincidence and circumstance that morphed into controversy.