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<nettime> apres mois, the bleluge
t byfield on Tue, 8 Jul 2003 18:52:05 +0200 (CEST)


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<nettime> apres mois, the bleluge


clay shirky, alpha male of the 'social software' set, drops a 
blomb on bloggers everywhere -- come fall, AOL will unleash its 
own blogging tool on the blogosphere:

     < http://www.corante.com/many/20030701.shtml#43037 >

discreetly overlooking the requisite 'i was there when' bit, he
does have one half-decent line: 

     I was there during the "AOL offers usenet access" days 
     in the early 90s, and that was like watching someone 
     turn the lights on at a baseball stadium. 

actually, it was more like watching someone turn on stadium lights 
at a good party. either way, it'll be fun to watch the blattalions
of bloggarts and bloghards reenact the great siege of usenet.

cheers,
t
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"Therefore, all this chatter about sociality and community is partly
inherited hypocrisy and partly studied perfidy."       --kierkegaard

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