Received an e-mail from John Hiler today, the guy who wrote the Google bomb articles from a couple weeks ago. Turns out he’s launching a new e-zine about weblogs titled “Microcontent News“. The article announcng the new zine is here, and here’s a snippet from the article that explains why Hiler is so enthusiastic:
If you map Personal Publishing onto Personal Computing, it’s the mid–1970s. Popular Electronics just published the first article on the MITS Altair, the first desktop computer in the world. Microsoft just wrote the first BASIC language for the Altair. The Woz just demo’d the first Apple I at a meeting of the Homebrew Computer Club .