I'm honored to be a nominee for the 2005 Bloggies in the category of, get this, Lifetime Achievement. Seriously. If I win, I think I might just retire.
New 'round here? Here's a short history of my affliction with the world of weblogs.
1997: I begin posting personal thoughts in reverse-chronological order. There is a photo of my cat. This is called a "homepage."
2000: Put blog in tiny box. Get called "brain dead" by Dave Winer. Consider it as new slogan. Reject idea. Ask "What's a weblog?" and get some ideas. Go to work for Pyra as Creative Director and design Blogger "B". Host first-ever weblog panel discussion at SXSW. Redesign.
2004: Redesign. You're lookin at it!
2005: Give up waiting for fad to pass. Go to work for Technorati.
Thanks for visiting. Come back soon. Oh, and, please do vote if you're so inclined.
This section is called Just a Thought. It's a blog where I post little pieces of what I'm thinking about at the moment. This page is an individual entry called “A short history of my affliction with weblogs” that I wrote on 25 January 2005.
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