Yesterday’s Thoughts

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June 1, 2005

New del.icio.us Bookmark Links

The observant among you will notice a new link down there below the post. Under the line where it has my name, the permalink (disguised as the time of the post), the link to the comments and the link to the trackbacks, there is a link to del.icio.us. The code snippet for this link is […]

May 29, 2005

Here’s a Bad Idea

Robert Scoble is putting forward a rotten idea for RSS aggregators. He suggests: I want to be able to “clean up” my feed subscription list. I want to remove any RSS feed that hasn’t published in the past XX days (default to 30). If people start using start using this feature routinely it will be […]

May 28, 2005

Welcome to Yesterday’s Thoughts

My observant readers, had I any, would notice that the blog has a new name, Yesterday’s Thoughts. Generally my posts come about two beats after the issue I am discussing has faded into the background. I consider this a strength; journalism is the first draft of history, I’ll aim for the first revision of history. […]

April 20, 2005

The Blogsphere is Quiz Happy Today

Everyone is pointing to quiz sites. I keep getting suckered into looking at the quizzes, only to discover that they have too many questions for my time, but this on was simple and quick. “What kind of American English do you speak?” I’m a linguistic mutt, born in Kentucky (mostly Southern), ages 7-19 in Pennsylvania, […]

April 18, 2005

The Secret of Blog Success

Robert Scoble’s rules for successful blogging are probably right on. I wouldn’t really know, I am breaking most of them. I am blogging irregularly. I am blogging semi-anonymously. I don’t give you my cell phone number, or my e-mail address to contact me. Of course, I don’t have any readers either, except for my post […]