Ariella has a blog

Ariella started keeping a blog today. I guess after seeing me waste a bunch of time with this thing she decided to give it a try, too.

I’ve long been a skeptic of blogs, but I’m starting to be a believer. Last week, wrapped up in my own egocentrism, I searched Google for the text “Making the Case for PHP at Yahoo” to see if the buzz had spread beyond slashdot. I was astonished to find something like 47,000 entries — most of them on random people’s blogs.

This was enough to convince me (and eventually Ariella, too) that keeping a blog is not such a marginal thing after all.

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  1. Yeah, blogs have really come out of nowhere and become important vehicles for spreading news, knowledge, and opinions in a sort of peer-to-peer way.

    I’ve tried to get the folks in Y! News to do something about this, but we haven’t figured out what to do quite yet.

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