It's been quiet around here for a few months. Part of that, of course, is the holidays and all the craziness that comes with them. But the main reason is that I've spent most of my free computer time on this: my new site.
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It's been a very busy summer. Between buying a house, moving into said house, getting married, vacationing, and somehow managing to work, I haven't had any time for the website. But I'm finally caught up with (most) everything, so I thought it was time to get back to the blog.
So most everyone I know in the community is a Twitter user, but I've managed to avoid it up to this point. However, seeing as I have absolutely nothing to do today, I joined Twitter. I'm hoping it will give me a chance to say things that are too inconsequential for a full-on blog post, but that I still want people to hear. Up till now, I was using Sprokets' campfire room for that purpose. I'll probably keep doing that, but, you know, Twitter is cool, too.
Well, well. It looks like someone has been neglecting their blog.
You may or may not have noticed, but there is a new section here. It consists of sites that I have saved to my Ma.gnolia account. Every day, I find things on the web that I want to share with people, but I haven't wanted to clutter up my blog to do so. The solution is Ma.gnolia. There's a feed and everything. I hope you find it useful/interesting.
I came across a post (via Daring Fireball) by Joel Spolsky regarding comments below blog posts. While I think that he sort of misrepresented Dave Winer's post about blogs (Dave's post was about what it means to be a blog, and the fact that having comments don't make a blog), Joel does bring up some interesting points about comments: