August 2006

CoComment is pretty cool

I’m finding I’m relying more and more on CoComment, a service that keeps tabs on sites where I comment, and alerts me when others respond. It works really well, and it has a nice Firefox extension which provides a visual indicator when new comments are found. It’s...

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links for 2006-08-31

Off Wing Opinion: Guidelines For Issuing Press Credentials To Bloggers FeedBurner stats may help convince the Capitals to issue you a credential if you’re a blogger looking to cover Caps games. Cool! (tags: capitals hockey blogger credentials)

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Quote of the day

We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. We must remember always that accusation is not proof, and that conviction depends upon evidence and due process of law. We will not walk in fear, one of another. We will not be driven by fear into an age of...

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Naperville Yard Sales

Wow. I think I just made Betsy’s day (year?). NapervilleYardSales.com is a combination Craig’s List and clearinghouse of info about upcoming yard sales. Brilliant idea – the site’s well built and it’s going to help me clear out a bunch of stuff that’s been hanging around the...

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Nicco Mele

A couple days ago, my friend Nicco Mele (most famous for being the webmaster for Dean for America, but also known as the founder at Echo Ditto) announced that he was supporting John McCain for president in 2008. Reaction was swift: Markos wrote him off. Zack Exley...

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Search as a leading economic indicator

Bill Tancer’s latest post about Hitwise having advance indications of yesterday’s announcement of a drop in July home sales is fascinating. In short, Bill points out that the National Association of Realtors require 3-4 weeks to put their analysis together, so, even though September’s almost upon us,...

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