Archive for January, 2006
I think the critical issue in making free operating systems and software truly workable on the desktop is finding the right locus for the “geek” part of the technical support chain. Let me describe a continuum. On one end Apple Computer – then Microsoft – then Linux and “free” operating systems.
For some time now I’ve been using Movable Type, by Six Apart, as my blogging software. Made it possible for me to move everything to my server and gain greater control over the code as well as the content of my blog. Recently, Robert Scoble introduced a bunch of my NextNow buddies to WordPress, which is free blog software.
For the past few days I have been immersed once again in the arcane world of blog feeds. Getting my server to read some RSS and Atom feeds and digest the information and then post it on “regular” web pages so you can get a “taste” of a bunch of blogs and then go see the ones you’re interested in.