What's important to the tech blogosphere

What's important to the tech blogosphere

Summary: The blogosphere can have a powerful network effect. Sometimes it reveals what gets the blogosphere hot under the collar.

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The blogosphere can have a powerful network effect. Sometimes it reveals what gets the blogosphere hot under the collar. The two biggest stories on TechMeme, the inside the tech blogosphere barometer, lately have been Robert Scoble's exit from Microsoft and now Amanda Congdon's split from Rocketboom, along with Google Spreadsheets. I'm not sure this means anything other than quite naturally the blogging community that gets into TechMeme is focused on who among them is doing what to whom. Human nature. By the way, Microsoft has finally decided to provide some support for the OpenDocument format. David will follow up with a post...

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 A portion of the TechMeme page dedicated to the Amanda Congdon story

 

Topic: Microsoft

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  • Bill Gates Story

    I think Bill Gates stepping down from Microsoft had a bigger effect on Techmeme that Amanda's story.
    maxthon
    • Gates

      You're right....Gates, Scoble, Congdom...three titans of technolgoy
      dbfarber
  • Funny, I could care less what they are doing...

    but I understand your point. I'm still never going to MySpace lol.
    BillyG_n_SC