January 2006

On winning elections

Michael Cousineau asks me why I wrote about Christine’s Q4 numbers. Mostly to provoke a discussion, which, thanks to Rich Miller and Michael picking up on my comments, it has. (For better or for worse.) It is certainly not out of animosity towards Christine (quite the contrary,...

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IL-06 numbers are in

Some of the numbers are in for the 6th Congressional Democrats. And while I’ve been a supporter of Christine’s in the past, I have to say these numbers don’t look good: Raised: $68k Spent: $77k Cash on hand: $39k Debts owed: $39k Once you subtract debts from...

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WeatherBug weirdness

Back at Gnomedex, Steve Rubel and his client (Weatherbug) gave a presentation about using the blogosphere to counter a negative impression of their company. It was a decent talk, and I was impressed that they handed out registered copies of the “plus” version of WeatherBug. As I...

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Reconnecting with old friends

2006 is the year of reconnecting for me so far. First, I heard from Femke, one of my close friends from the year I spent living in Dijon, Frace (1991-1992) — Femke’s from Maastricht and we hadn’t talked since 1996. She looked me up in Skype’s directory,...

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FeedFlare is big. Really big.

Forgive the multiple company posts, but our latest announcement is one of those deceptively simple things that takes a while to sink in. And I’m hoping that by documenting why I’m so excited about it that you might play around with it and use it (if you’re...

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FeedBurner welcomes USA Today

Very excited to welcome USA Today to the growing list of publishers using FeedBurner to manage their feeds. As the press release makes clear, part of the attraction for the team at USA Today is our newly-announced “Feed Foundry”. From the announcement: FeedFoundry provides mass feed importing,...

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