Category Archives: techmeme

Blog Revolution Needed?


I think I’m too lazy to start the blog revolution some of us were carping about last year, but I hope somebody else does it. Update: Jim Kukral says the Revolution is over!    I think he’s way too optimistic. Marshall … Continue reading

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No VC for you! Zero IPOs in Q2 2008


The New York Times is noting that there have been no VC funded IPOs in this second quarter of 2008, which appears to be the first time that has happened since 1978. I haven’t done enough research to suggest this … Continue reading

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Blog Revolution Note XXIV


At SoundBiteBlog I stumbled (or rather twitter-comment-followed) an excellent post about how much the poisonous / ranting writing styles of many blogs help them succeed.   The author wonders if nice blogs can finish first … The short answer is “sure”.  A good example is Matt … Continue reading

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Why do blogs suck? A Blogging Revolution Needed?


Wait, no, I love blogs and blogging!    However several folks in the  blog echo-chamber are suggesting correctly that there are problems with this  echo-chamber and problems with the many “me too” posts out there by people who want to be in TechMeme or otherwise get linked.     I … Continue reading

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Blog fight, blog fight!


Nothing livens up a Saturday like a spirited round of personal insulting and counterbashing all caused by a mild critique on a trivial issue combined with a personal attack response.   TechMeme‘s close to making this the top story, which frankly is a defect … Continue reading

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Journablogger Battle Dome 2008


Blogging people love a heated argument and Mike Arrington always aims to please, so he nailed Fred Wilson for a few inconsistencies in his otherwise very reasonable post suggesting the obvious – that blogs tend to have lower standards of accuracy … Continue reading

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TechMeme, Twitter, and Pownce


For some time my working hypothesis about new niche tech sites is that they appear to have explosive early growth followed by traffic stability or only slight traffic increases as all the early adopter tech enthusiasts sign on, and other … Continue reading

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