Beautiful infographic of The Evolution of The Blogger by Flowtown – Social Media Marketing Application. There’s one thing that bugs me though: It presents three types of blog formats (the photoblog, the vlog and the linklog) as ‘new blog forms’ that came out of the above mentioned type of bloggers. However, the linklog is one of… Read more The Evolution of The Blogger Visualization, but what happened to the history of the linklog?
On July 9th, Esther Weltevrede and I presented our ongoing research on the Dutch Blogosphere at the Mediamatic Mapping Ignite event. Here are the slides and notes from our 5 minute superfast and condensed informational Ignite talk on researching and mapping the Dutch Blogosphere. Slide 1: Hi, I’m Anne and this is Esther and we… Read more Mapping the Dutch Blogosphere at Mapping Ignite
Mediamatic is organizing a three day mapping festival where Esther Weltevrede and I will present our research on the Dutch blogosphere at the Mapping Ignite evening. “Map Fest takes place at Mediamatic on July 6, 8 and 9. Map Fest brings together kindred spirits to explore, create, define and oppose maps.” Day 1 is Mapping… Read more Mapping Festival at Mediamatic
On Tuesday we celebrated the book launch of Frank Meeuwsen’s Bloghelden, a history of the Dutch blogosphere from 1995 to 2005, at SETUP in Utrecht. I was asked to give a presentation on a project Esther Weltevrede and I are working on: Mapping the Dutch blogosphere over time. In his article ‘Links, Lives, Logs: Presentation… Read more Mapping the Dutch Blogosphere #Bloghelden
Sick and tired of using Arial, Verdana and Georgia on your blog? Ok, I must admit, I love Georgia and I’ve been using it for years but after a while you want something else. There simply aren’t enough websafe fonts that look good and are compatible. There are several solutions like replacing the header with… Read more Beautify your blog with the Google Font API
XKCD has been one of my favorite sites for a few years now. The cartoons are always geeky, snarky and very often concern contemporary new media issues. This one on blogging is, once again, just hilariously exemplary of the blogging industry: XKCD makes me *smirk* while doing research, for example this oldie on Twitter as… Read more XKCD hits the nail on the head: Blogging