Category: Today’s Finds

It’s that time of the year again where two things happen. Predictions and Best of the Year contests. I predict that this blog won’t win any awards, so I decided to start a new contest that’s open to all the other not-famous bloggers. So, let’s begin with some not famous categories, shall we? Best New Blog for 2006 (Must not have ever won anything in your whole life, ever, to qualify.) Best Blog by a Female Blogger That Nobody HasRead more…

Periodically this question pops up. “Where are the women?” Be they bloggers, or web site developers, or programmers, when it comes to certain industries, suddenly the number of men to women drastically drops. I’ve worked with computers since the late 1970′s. (Yes, they existed then!) I’ve also had many personal experiences, some horrible and some beautiful, working in jobs and industries that thrived on two things – computers and men. I have acutely strong loyalties to the men who treatedRead more…

As I’d written earlier, when Daryn Kagan left her role as news anchor at CNN, I was disappointed. They’ve never been able to replace her combination of warmth, humor, smile and way of delivering the news with her “I’m sitting out there right next to you” style. Her long awaited new blog, DarynKagan.com, launched today. I actually had this day marked on my calendar! It’s a pretty site. Warm, autum colors…dynamic visual right smack in the center that sucks youRead more…

I decided to see what are considered “the most popular blog posts” in today’s Google Blogoscoped blog piece titled Popular Blog Posts. Every single blogger featured was a man. That turned me off. No women? There’s so many brilliant, creative, contributing, fun women bloggers. Of the MILLIONS of blogs, this list focused on men? The blog post author insists women were inquired of. To which someone commented: How many women did you write compared to men? One? Two? Looked forRead more…

Hello everyone. I am a blogger. I started blogging when I was ……(10 minute story) and I am here today because I need to stop. I can’t take all this posting stress any longer and now I know that ….(sudden life changing realization goes in this spot). Read Blahg if you need a shoulder to lean on or are under the impression you’re the “only one”. You’re not.

Do you sometimes feel as though your blog is ignored? There are some interesting personal stories being shared about how blog posts that sometimes “out” things like poor customer service or express complaints publically about a company, are not as insignificant as you might think. One example: I spent a couple of days research Acquisitions that Google made a week or so before last Christmas, and wrote about them in a blog post. I posted it, and then went awayRead more…

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