It is one of the enduring cycles of the Internet: the techies build a utopia and then complain when noisy crowds crash their party.
This time it is happening to Weblogs. Five years ago a few programmers pioneered this form of hyperlinked online journal, posting their thoughts on technology matters and personal musings. Later they built Weblog publishing tools for nontechies, and a vast spectrum of Weblogs — blogs for short — quietly bloomed.
(Quelle New York Times vom 10. Juni)
Bildunterschrift rechts: “Mr. Kottke says he is bothered by the “us versus them” ranting that has developed among many bloggers.”