BLOGGING: High & Low
One of the things I love about blogging is how it allows people to publish themselves–and their friends as well. Often, one blog leads to another in a fantastically arbitrary way. Read both of these today:
Tony Perkins, Always On Big Cheese interview: Eric Schmidt on why Google bought Blogger (from
I believe that this notion of self-publishing, which is what Blogger and blogging are really about, is the next big
wave of human communication. The last big wave was Web activity. Before that one it was e-mail.
Instant messaging was an extension of e-mail, real-time e-mail.

…We’re all still reeling from the fact that there are not homogeneous news sources anymore,
that the magazine and publishing industries are becoming more variegated, more distributed,
and smaller and more targeted.
The Internet, in particular what’s happening at Google now, is the extreme of this. This is not
necessarily all good, but it’s clear that if you extrapolate this out, that there will be a million
weblogs of communities that are very distinct and very strong. And they don’t favor one political
party or one particular view of life.

Jeff Jarvis hysterical snippet on the (not) naked Jeff, the naked Michael Moore, and the wonderful DC Pierson
You can tell Jeff is a born editor, because he is genius at finding things and at commenting on them.
See Jeff’s coy naked item here
Find out why DC Pierson rocks here.

Find out what the hell this image is and who created it here.