Saturday, July 18, 2009

Around The Blogosphere 18 July 09

Another "something new" ::: Lazyfeed Discovery Engine is the latest bloggeek thing...... Louis Gray has been playing with it...

Sites are dropping support for IE6, which unfortunately for the PC and OS I am using now (impossible to upgrade) ... I have added a version of Firefox that works on the computer, but keep getting a message urging me to "upgrade." Technology! Pfffff!

By the way, I'm still struggling after both my desktop and laptop computers failed! I cobbled a unit together from parts... it's not too steady, using an old 28.8 external modem (remember THOSE!?!) So IF ANYBODY CAN HELP ME OUT there's a donate button at the top right hand column of this blog. ANY gift in ANY amount would be greatly appreciated!

TechCrunch reports on Belgian Tax Watchdogs Tracking Facebook, Netlog Updates

Videos::: Raekwon vlogs about OB4CL2 [via MissInfo]

Lovegame - Lady Gaga, uploaded by Angela from Angela's Pinky World

Bill Clinton Hosts Mandela Gala!

The new date for Kelele 2009 (first conference for African bloggers) has been announced: “We are now pleased to announce that the inaugural Kelele, Bloggers Conference will take place in Nairobi from 29th October– 1st November, 2009.” ... Here is A podcast from African Online Digital Library about challenges and possibilities for African language study in America.

Disagreements between bloggers and their readers may often take place within the comments section, and can continue in the form of debate and discussion. However, for some Peruvian bloggers, some of their views motivated others to take action to silence differing opinions.

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