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death of weblogs, film at 11

2004-01-06 17:51:54.95966+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

Since John Robb's comments are down, I wanted to quote this entry:

We are slowly seeing the death of weblogs as a means of creating a vibrant new global thinking process. Politics, personal animostity, and indifference dominate. What a change from the early years (not long ago), when new ideas and thinking were rewarded with links and push back.

That's one way of looking at it, but the other is that weblogs are like any of the other new media I've seen come and go in the past two decades: They're interesting at first because those spaces are inhabited by the pioneers. After a while the masses come, and the noise gets too high to have intelligent conversations. See "the September that never ended".

[ related topics: Weblogs Invention and Design History Journalism and Media ]

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#Comment Re: death of weblogs, film at 11 made: 2004-01-07 01:09:34.348647+00 by: meuon

Let the mainstream trash die. Communities survive because the have value. Weblogs with something to say consistantly are rare...