Blogger and Twisted Sister friend Keith Alexander died yesterday in New York after a bike accident. I knew him by the ink on his back. His Koi Tatt looked a lot better than Koi tasted when I had it for Sunday brunch years ago. Boing Boing readers might remember the interesting things he suggested through the years. Xeni Jardin remembers him fondly. From Xeni:
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EFF -- The Electronic Frontier Foundation
has published the most recent
version of its free Legal Guide for Bloggers
. It includes sections on reporter's privilege
, media access
, and libel
-- as well as other relevant thorny legal issues. Some of the advice needs to be localised for Irishblogs
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THE OBVIOUS -- We ask first year students, "What is a blog?" Perhaps the best answer comes from Gia Milinovich via Euan Semple: "Blogs are simply the most direct connection between our minds."
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CLONMEL -- We're clicking through web sites built by transition year students during a short course we ran on personalcasting. One thing that distinguished our programme from similar introductions to blogging--we did not (1) choreograph a link fest where we tried to elevate search engine placement of the students' blogs and (2) did not turn on the public notification of the aggregators which means our first efforts of publication did not inundate the summary pages of places like Daypop and Technorati.
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