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Archive for July, 2005

Invention is hard

Sunday, July 31st, 2005

I’ve learned a lot in the short period of time that I’ve been working at Technorati, especially while trying to facilitate work around microformats.org. Perhaps the most important thing I’ve learned is “invention is hard.”

As we trying to develop microformats, it isn’t hard to make stuff up, but it is very hard to create something which people can, will and want to use.

Too many feed formats.

Sunday, July 24th, 2005

Go read this, a great rant about what bloggers are.

And BTW, like Shelley, I’ll probably drop support for all but one syndication format sometime soon, though WordPress supports more than one format.

Microsoft RSS search

Saturday, July 23rd, 2005

Niall says Microsoft RSS Search on Monday

Robert Scoble (of Microsoft) says no.

Meanwhile, this site has gotten 5,731 hits from msnbot in the last 5 days, effectively doubling the number of hits this site receives.

my traffic the last 5 days

Scoble, do you have an explanation? At the very least, please pass my complaint along to the msn search team.

Red Wine

Monday, July 18th, 2005

I like red wine.

That wasn’t negative, was it?

Negative Blogging

Monday, July 18th, 2005

Andy and Chris informed me last night that I only blog about things I don’t like, making this a rather negative blog.

I’ll see if I can find something I like to write about.