Friday, July 02, 2010

Around The Blogosphere 2 July 2010

A few choice selections for your reading pleasure this evening: a little schmoozing before all that: I'm in a laid-back mood, pondering my next move on the Net. Just came in from several hours outdoors and I'm quite thrilled that the weathermen forecast 90 degree + temperatures for Saturday, Sunday and Monday! This 4th we're doing the "staycation" and believe me there's no shortage of activities (and fireworks) all within walking or short-hop biking distance! I'll have my HiPhone and netbook handy in case anything happens that calls for creating a blogpost or issuing a tweet!

Ali Weinberg writes: RNC chairman Michael Steele's open-mouth-insert-foot comments on the war in Afghanistan was fodder for the liberal blogs today, ...

Friday Audio Dump: Blagojevich Cursing Obama Over Senate Seat - **Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers Prosecutors at the trial of Rod Blagojevich released a recording of the former Illinois governor

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Right to Bear Arms Nationwide - Note: As a Facebook friend said, the Constitution extends to us the right to bear arms. The Supreme Court clarified the issue.

Amardeep at Sepia Mutiny writes about the new Hindi poetry movement and posts translations of some poems.

TechCrunchTV: No Mr. Bond, I Expect You to Invest - So, we finally got around to taping the first episode of our show for TechCrunchTV. It took us a while to figure out what the show was actually going to be...

Girl With A Purpose reports on further fallout from the extradition of alleged drug don Christopher ‘Dudus' Coke.

Today I joined FamousBloggers.net and I'm glad I did. Although criticized by (ex?)Blogger Pilar Tiang, whose blog I can no longer find, I really like FamousBloggers and only wish the site loaded faster on dialup... well, that won't be a problem for long, for THREE good reasons:

(1) I'm going to take a snapshot of the site and load it onto a floppy so I can get it up more quickly.
(2) By this time next week I hope to have a good web accelerator installed on this particular computer: I think I have found a good one, and I will certainly advise you, as I know many of you are still using dial-up.
(3)I have a Virgin Mobile flash-drive BroadBand2Go which I received as a gift. I have yet to activate it, but hope to do so within ht enext 7 to 10 days, when I get a "round tuit."
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