Having considered reader comments, and listened carefully to our 2 entries, Pete Hopkins from This Pirate Kills Fascists wins the $20 USD for the first reasonably sung version of Blogging Pie. Congrats to Pete! Now Pete, please put your email address on your site so we can send you money. Stay tuned for a new Challenge shortly.
TriValley Herald>”As Frank saw it, the startup faces two challenges: dealing with incumbents who do collaboration and document and calendar-sharing including OpenText and eRoom on the one hand, and those that already have a history selling Web log tools such as Traction on the other. “
Jonathon Delacour writes on Blog Ethics and his personal experiences at being at the end of a negative Blog posting. A must read for those interested in the ongoing debate on Blog Ethics.
“I still have strong reservations about removing entries but I’ve changed my mind about pretty much everything else. And while I can understand the impulse to encourage “accountability”, I find I’ve crossed over to Dave Winer’s side of the fence as regards “substantially editing (although not removing) content after having posted it to the web.”
The Blog Herald has come across what is arguably the sickest blog posting ever, if it is true. And if it is not true, the imagination of those who wrote it is seriously warped. Be warned though: this is not for the squeamish. Please feel free to share your thoughts here on the quality (or lack there of) of this article
Getting Cut For Love: Sxxxy.org
I’ve posted 1,676 entries, which is a little better than one a day. I’ve made lots of great friends through this weblog, gotten a dream job, and improved my life in countless other immeasurable ways
This is where Johanna decides to fool around with the friend while Alex is at work. Ripped with guilt, she decides to publish an anonymous blog, seeking advice on how to break the news to him.
So it should come as little surprise that a technology behind blogs–online chronicles of personal, creative and organizational life–has manifested the kind of bitter fight for control that is inevitable in any truly democratic institution.
Christian Crumlish from Radio Free Blogistan has added 3 extra verses to the excellent The Day the Blogging Died, increasing the opportunity for a signing blogger to win the $20 USD prize on offer in the First Blog Herald Challenge. Be sure to check out the rest of the lyrics at his site and contribute suggestions for new verses. Christian has also been nice enough to say some nice things about the Blog Herald and for this we are grateful. Perhaps a new movement in Blog song writing maybe born;
“Bloggers are the hierophants of an unapprehended inspiration; the mirrors of the gigantic shadows which futurity casts upon the present”
with apologies to Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)