Blogging

So what’s a Blog?

Everybody’s asking me what a blog is, this morning. Well it’s derived from ‘web log’, which to me is an online journal where you publish your thoughts, and if possible provide links to the things you’re talking about. A good example of a non-personal weblog is that of the Guardian’s, which provides links to the …

Blogging against logging

See the activists, sitting on a tree B-L-O-G-G-I-N-G (Taken from Wired News) I admire the resilience these people have and the idea of using technology to promote their cause to the rest of the world, but I wouldn’t get too caught up in the ‘tree-spirit’ thing. Thankfully, we don’t have logging problems in Singapore. First …

Best British Blog 2002

The Guardian online’s best British Blog winner is a duck. A Scary Duck to be precise, and a Blogger, at that. Well-written and amusing. And I just hit another payload of Singapore blog links – so many of them filled with angst and self-centered complaints, that I hurriedly left each site – all 22 of …

Donation to Movabletype

I’m proud to announce that I’m now listed on Movabletype’s donors list. Yessiree, I decided that the system was good enough for long-term use on this website, and duly forked out a US$45 donation. Here’s a list of my donations to worthy institutions so far. I’m not exactly earning big bucks myself, but I guess …

Blog Me

It’s official: weblogging is now a topic of study at UC Berkeley. Interesting discussions abound about how blogging (as it’s otherwise called) is actually the antithesis of journalism, what with the press being subject to various influences which produce biased reporting. Bloggers, on the other hand, are seldom if ever influenced by profit motives because …