Archive for date: June 14, 2005

Wikipedia

June 14, 2005 | Rants and Raves | By: Mark VandeWettering

I like Wikipedia. I think it is a great resource, maintained by the efforts of many talented and knowledgeable individuals, even in the face of what amounts to continuous attempts at vandalism. Wikipedia has been subject to some criticism. John C. Dvorak thought that Google’s involvement in the project spelled its demise. Wikipedia cofounder Larry […]

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Comment Spams Per Day

June 14, 2005 | Blogging | By: Mark VandeWettering

Since the beginning of the year, I’ve had 1300 or so comment spam messages enter my queue. I thought I’d make a graph to see what they look like. I don’t believe this includes spams which are automatically blacklisted: there are messages that I had to mark as spam by hand.

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A Minute with Dan: Don’t Mention Democracy | Bayosphere

June 14, 2005 | Blogging, Politics | By: Mark VandeWettering

Dan Gilmor had a short .mp3 response to the news that Microsoft was cooperating with the Chinese government to censor weblogs on MSN. I ranted about this a couple of days ago, it seems that Dan is of like mind. A Minute with Dan: Don’t Mention Democracy | Bayosphere “It’s easy enough to understand why […]

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Brainwagon Radio: Why Blog? and Spam

June 14, 2005 | Brainwagon Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

This podcast is mostly a recap of my discussions with Amy on why I blog, and some meandering thoughts about spam filtering.

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EFF: Legal Guide for Bloggers

June 14, 2005 | Blogging | By: Mark VandeWettering

Something no blogger should be without: the EFF Legal Guide for Bloggers. I’ve only skimmed it, but there seems to be a lot of good information there.

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The dullest blog in the world

June 14, 2005 | Blogging | By: Mark VandeWettering

No, it’s not brainwagon, but it looked like this guy had to really work to take the crown away from me. Courtesy of Alan at Amy’s blog.

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