Stories about Weblog from January, 2005
Success stories for RSF
I had a brief conversation this morning with Julien Pain from the Internet Freedom Desk at Reporters Sans Frontières. He's working on a guide for bloggers and cyberdissidents. It's designed for journalists and activists who may never have used blogs before, and will cover basics of setting up a blog,...
An Inaugural Mobcasting Experiment
Hi everyone.... As an inaugural experiment in mobcasting, I've created a mobcasting tool for presidential inauguration protestors. I posted a note to a couple of protest group sites, and have set up the blog so that the instructions for participating are right on the homepage. At this point I just plan to sit back and see if anything happens. -andy
Loïc Le Meur, entrepreneur and bilingual bridgeblogger, just posted about Planeta SpanglishM, a new blog aggregator (hosted by Victor Ruís) designed to build bridges between Spanish-speaking and English-speaking bloggers by aggregating Spanish speaking bloggers who also blog in English. Julio Alonso at merondeondo.com has an early review of the project....
Update on Mobcasting Idea
Hi everyone... I've managed to set up a blogspot site -- mobcasting.blogspot.com -- that can be used by anyone with a Blogger account to post podcasts from their mobile phone. While Blogger doesn't have a podcast-friendly RSS feed, FeedBurner does, so I'm using it to generate the necessary enclosure tags that make podcasting work. So if anyone wants to test it out, let me know -- I can then set you up with posting privileges for the blog so you can also post podcasts to it from your phone.... -andy