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Blogging: not to be done on Live Spaces after next March Microsoft is closing its Windows Live Spaces blogging platform and moving all its users over to Wordpress.com. It's a dramatic move which means that it's giving up a potentially huge slice of advertising business - perhaps because it simply can't make it pay.
My name has always caused trouble -- for me and anyone trying to spell it. But I didn't count on it giving Google any issue. As co-founder Sergey Brin and product chief Marissa Mayer were fielding questions at the Google Instant launch in San Francisco last week, I raised my hand to make what I can assure you was a very brilliant query about advertising, when my friend Kevin Marks, VP of web service at BT (British Telecom), nudged me.
This week there’s an online symposium at Concurring Opinions about the I’ll be blogging there; in the meantime here’s my opening entry. I wrote the Future of the Internet — And How to Stop It , and its precursor law review article the Generative Internet , between 2004 and 2007. I wanted to capture a sense of just how bizarre the Internet — and the PC environment — were.
Updated: We've created a video that explains this concept much more effectively.
I wish more bloggers would read and bookmark this post (I don’t know when I first wrote it, but I moved it up top on April 20, 2006):
So you’ve spent all night writing a blog post that can only be described as the pièce de résistance to your dedicated followers. Clearly, you’re proud of what you’ve produced and you’ve poured some serious effort into developing an outstanding representation of what great content truly is.
In this post I want to discuss some general issues that arise naturally in the light of how the polymath experiment has gone so far.
Without anyone being particularly aware of it, a race has been taking place.
Next month's GreenBiz Innovation Forum focuses on the intersection of sustainability and innovation, including how innovation happens inside large companies. Tim O'Reilly, one of the "innovisionaries" to be featured at the event, has been thinking about such things for a long time.
In 2010 we are seeing the continued mainstreaming of everyday goods and services onto the internet.
This Week in Review: Apple’s subscription plan, the exodus from objectivity, and startup guides galore[Every Friday, Mark Coddington sums up the week's top stories about the future of news and the debates that grew up around them.