Tsunami: envisioning the horror
: These pictures at News.com.au come close: look at the sequence of unexpected destruction on a beautiful, sunny day.
Rerun: Two of my favorites
: Howard Stern’s recent appearance on David Letterman’s show is rerun tonight.
: Southeast Asian bloggers are putting together a blog with information on helping or finding information on victims of the earthquake and tsunami.
: BlogPulse’s year-end roundup makes for some interesting reading. [Full ego disclosure: I’m happy to be included in the top-cited blogs. Thanks for the links, folks!]
: Unmediated passes on news of an impending vloggercon (for video blogging). If the date holds — Jan. 22 — I won’t be in town. Damn!
: Fortune’s next issue on the top 10 trends to watch for leads off with blogs ina story by David Kirkpatrick and and Daniel Roth. They just put the story online — free! — and so here’s the link. I haven’t even had a chance to read it (I’m still visiting with family) but I’m letting you know about it first.
: Just got back and had time to read the story. It’s very good — blogs from Fortune’s perspective of corporate America with a simple message: You can’t afford to ignore these things.
Says Bill Gates:
“It’s all about openness,” says chairman Bill Gates of Microsoft’s public blogs like Scobleizer. “People see them as a reflection of an open, communicative culture that isn’t afraid to be self-critical.” …
Says Bill Gates, who claims he’d like to start a blog but doesn’t have the time: “As blogging software gets easier to use, the boundaries between, say, writing e-mail and writing a blog will start to blur. This will fundamentally change how we document our lives.”
Not to mention change the world.
On the Air
: Reminder that I’ll be on Air America’s Morning Sedition at 8:30 ET. My son’s going into the studio with me to see how they make radio: Guys talk.