Blogging’s 10th Birthday

I was reading Scoble’s post about his 7th year of blogging and some of the issues he’s had locating his old post that have gotten lost for several reasons.  I know that I had some blog posts that I didn’t have in my WordPress database that I’ve lost, but then Scoble’s post reminded me of […]

Blog ripoffs. Grr.

So, lots of people have posted about other sites scraping their blogs data, but I just stumbled across a weird one. I won’t link to it, because that only validates their purpose. Instead, they seem to be scraping from me anything tagged with ‘wireless’, and posting it. Along with lots of other blogs that are […]

I hate web spam…

I really hate web spam. Since I used to run [Movable Type](http://www.sixapart.com/movabletype) here, lots of spammers used to hit up /mt/mt-tb.cgi and /mt/mt-comments.cgi to try to auto-spam my blog. I’ve been running [Wordpress](http://www.wordpress.org/) for (checks archives) nearly 3 months now, and I’m still seeing it. Today, I was checking out my [Mint](http://www.haveamint.com/) statistics, and I […]

A blog for the foodie crowd

Came across this on a mailing list that I’m on: [Serious Eats](http://www.seriouseats.com/) has launched recently. It’s an interesting concept – chatter among a userbase, along with reviews/features/etc. from a more structured editing crew (don’t know if they’re paid, or if it’s freelance, or what…). Very nice. I’ve subscribed to their RSS feeds for now.

How to build traffic to your blog

One alternative: Criticize Scoble by calling him a “fake computer geek” and have Scoble respond and link back to your blog. Seriously, though, I know that Scoble likes to give corporate blogging advice of find negative feedback, link to them, and blog about them, but I just don't see why Scoble needed to respond to […]

Redesign

You're probably noticing a bit of change here. I got bored with the old look, and sat down and redesigned the website. Let me know what you think; I think it looks quite a bit better than the old orange 'n grey.