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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on March 20, 2010 No Comment

Interesting piece on blogging in the New York Review of Books, entitled “Blogging, Now and Then“:

Whether exchanged orally in a café, scribbled on a scrap of paper, or combined as paragraphs in a newssheet, anecdotes operated as the primary unit in a system of communication. Many of them found their way […]

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Written By: daveski on December 15, 2009 No Comment

Saw the call for this conference on LinguistList: the 4th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media, to be held in Washington DC in late May 2010. Here’s a short description:

The International Conference on Weblogs and Social Media is a unique forum that  brings together […]

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on September 20, 2009 4 Comments
Obama Takes on The Blogosphere…?

President Obama made some surprising comments today about the blogosphere during an interview with the editors of Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and The Blade:

“I am concerned that if the direction of the news is all blogosphere, all opinions, with no serious fact-checking, no serious attempts to put stories in context, that what you will end up […]

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on July 12, 2009 No Comment
Awful Library Books

Here’s a “niche blog” that contains a list of books “so old, obsolete, awful or just plain stupid that we are horrified that people might be actually checking these items out and depending on the information.” It’s a laugh riot…though with a sobering message. Check it out!

My favorite:

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on July 9, 2009 4 Comments
“A” “Fabulous” “blog”

Absolutely hilarious, and fast gaining popularity: “the “blog” of “unnecessary” quotation marks.” My favorite sign:

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on February 16, 2009 2 Comments
Top Blog?

Bryan Appleyard of Times UK gives us the Top 100 Blogs in the world.

Find out if Found in Translation made it by clicking here.

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