Tim O’Reilly’s Blogging Code of Conduct and Kathy Sierra

Blogging code of conduct goes over like lead balloon, podcast at 11.   Ugh, I guess I should have seen that coming – both Tim O’Reilly’s kindhearted suggestion and the weird backlash of the anti-badges badges. (We don’t need no steenkin’…) Though the Blogher community guidelines are the current working basis for O’Reilly’s efforts, even…

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Death threats and blogging and being female

There are a lot of people disturbed tonight about Kathy Sierra’s latest post, me included. Some of it seems too weirdly insider; I don’t know anything about the mean kids blog or the people she’s talking about. But the experience of feeling threatened doesn’t require you to know anyone to get the gist, and really,…

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Soggy at South by Southwest: Closing post

So there’s been some flash pounding showers here that put Seattle to shame. But I figured I’d wrap up my South by Southwest on the scene coverage with these tidbits (there are some longer food for thoughts posts I need to do once I get back). These tidbist are a mix of yesterday and today.  20×2.org,…

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Saturday night ramen, and some great blogosphere gems

Early on when I started blogging, I used to do this… You know, just wander around blogs I liked. Maybe munch out. Keep reading. Noodle around some more on people’s links to other people’s blogs. Feeling like I’m gathering diamonds and butterflies. It was the way I used to surf the Web in 1995, when…

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