See you at the PaidContent mixer tonight. Maybe I’ll get paid for some content? Heh. Of course not.
Great to see all the cool people honored by Forbes as the most popular people on the net. Scoble, Arrington, Calacanis, Om — the stars of our corner of the galaxy. I knew them when they were knee-high to a grasshopper. These guys deserve it. Mazel tov.
Thomas Hawk took some of the pictures, but didn’t get credit at first. He deserves it. See, creative people like to get credit for their work. People act so surprised sometimes.
I don’t know how you feel about this, but I find the little popup preview windows that are showing up on various blogs to be REALLY ANNOYING. Makes it hard to hover over a link to see where it points. And sometimes it’s pointless, like when the page it links to requires a cookie or a password. You know the web is pretty good just the way it is. And these little widgets ought to give users a way to opt out. Or why not just forget the whole thing. Your favorite curmudgii. Uncle Davey.
Sometimes the pictures next to bits on Scripting News mean something and sometimes they’re just cool little bits of color to make your mind feel good. In the case of the previous post there’s a bit of hidden meaning in the picture of the boot. See if you can figure it out. It’s good to exercise your mind.
Jason Calacanis reviews Hype Machine, a service that scans music blogs for MP3 songs and maintains custom RSS feeds with enclosures that you can subscribe to with a podcatcher.