Curated by: Luigi Canali De Rossi

Monday, April 19, 2004

The Future Of Weblogging

"The rise of Weblogging has been a cold shower for the complacent mass communication industries. Although the Weblogging pioneers are due much praise, their own rhetoric deserves examination, and they could also raise their sights higher. Nico Macdonald reports, and concludes with a radical proposal for the future of Weblogging." In this good article Nico McDonald draws a faithful portrait of the status of weblogging and of its impending objectives. For one he raises some of the critical points I have being writing about before: "Another challenge presented by the proliferation of writing is how we readers and writers might document, manage and use this profusion of information." It is in this area, I think, that there are new and unseen opportunities for highly rewarding social, collaborative and economically sustainable work. The RSS Newsmaster touches the surface in describing some of these.



Reference: The Register [ Read more ]
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posted by Robin Good on Monday, April 19 2004, updated on Tuesday, May 5 2015

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