Part two talks about posting volume and the accompanying graphic (Sifry’s Alerts) illustrates some interesting spikes. Be sure to check out the entire series.
Over at Chief Blogging Officer Christopher “clootrane” Locke tells how his current project was nearly derailed at its outset by sloppy journalistic practices, but the forces of light prevailed and all’s well that end’s swell in RageTown.
Shearer’s turn on Talking Points Memo while Josh Marshall is off getting married will be a welcome relief from Dean-hater Chait (the most recent guest).
Quoting from The Austin Chronicle: Screens: Get Visionary With Me Here, by Bruce Sterling, who is hosting the closing party once again, though not, this year, at his house:
You know the way bloggers go ape when they discover a gay prostitute in the White House press corps? It’s just like that, except with beer.
Is there a proxy that would let me filter any content with the words “SXSW” or “ETech”? That would help me feel a bit better about being in Michigan over the next week. I suspect the Chinese have it in place to keep all their geeks from spending this week in the US. Maybe there’s something to auto-block people who use those words in IM, or I could install something like netnanny and tell it that those are swear words. Not that I’m bitter…
And here I am in the green room sitting several tables away from Jonl and Emilyg and Choconancy just because I need to be plugged into a power outlet. Priorities, dude! get some, he chastised himself.
But he is pointing to people sitting near him who are. I’m in the Blogging Showdown session that hasn’t commenced yet, where we’ll get to hear some of the leading lights of nanopublishing comparing their products and maybe even confessing to some of the warts therein. If not, I’m sure the audience will hold their feet to the fire.