Scripting News for 3/23/2006

Dan Farber: Craig Newmark’s modest anti-spam proposal

Bill says to Mike, you better sit down, I got some bad news. 

Some rational thoughts on A-list blogging. Like this. “Every A-Lister could stop blogging at once and the blogosphere will continue on.” You bet it would. Wouldn’t it be interesting if every certified A-lister, by convention, didn’t blog during the third week of every month. What if that idea caught on? Heh. That might be a mind bomb, right there. :-) 

MAKE Mag’s OPML of their feeds. Viewed in our grazer. 

Le blog de Jean-Louis Gassee. 

Fred Wilson’s favorite business model: “Give your service away for free, possibly ad supported but maybe not, acquire a lot of customers very efficiently through word of mouth, referral networks, organic search marketing, etc, then offer premium priced value added services or an enhanced version of your service to your customer base.” 

Jacob Reider sends pointer to docs for a Wiki that has an XML-RPC interface. 

Britannica responds to Nature on Wikipedia. 

BBC: Apple attacks plan to open iTunes

Om Malik: Meet Ajax Write

TechCrunch: Jigsaw is a Really, Really Bad Idea

Don’t forget to feed the meter 

2 responses to this post.

  1. […] Via Dave Winer I get to Fred Wilson’s favorite business model: Give your service away for free, possibly ad supported but maybe not, acquire a lot of customers very efficiently through word of mouth, referral networks, organic search marketing, etc, then offer premium priced value added services or an enhanced version of your service to your customer base. […]

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