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A Speck of Dirt

The road to Alley Spring Mill is full of twists and turns, and I gave up watching the speedometer about the time when I realized there was no chance I’d be going over the speed limit. Most of the trees along the way were still leafless, and twisted, white branches mixed in with the short […]

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Diversity Technology

Number 9 Number 9 Number 9

Recovered from the Wayback Machine. I wanted to welcome you all to this, the third annual Burningbird Bash of ETech! This year’s show promises to be the best ever, especially considering that O’Reilly has, after all these years, finally broken the 10% rule for percentage of presenters that are female! Yes, indeedy, this year’s female participation is […]

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Diversity Technology

Guys Don’t Link

The Better Bad News folk did a take on the AutoLink fooflah, which is worth a chuckle, though not necessarily a guffaw. However, what I found more interesting about the page is the *list of webloggers that the BBN folks referenced: 1. Opt Out Petition 2. Dan Gillmor 3.The Scoblizer 4. Dave Winer 5. Cory Doctorow 6. […]

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Technology Weblogging

Bad Webloggers. Bad.

Recovered from the Wayback Machine. As you can see, I’m still getting pingbacks, even with removing the link to the pingback server from my page header. The reason for this, most likely, is because in the WordPress code somewhere, my site is responding affirmatively to an XML-RPC request, and the pingback is then sent. I’ve […]

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Semantics Social Media Weblogging

Introducing Tagback

Recovered from the Wayback Machine (includes comments). The purpose of Trackback initially was to ping the readers of another’s post about something they may want to know about. Of course, we immediately started using it as a referrer link (“Hi, I linked to you!”) So, we’re dropping trackback and we need something in its place. […]