Google Enters Virtual World

PCMag.com is offering a preview/review of Google Lively (Beta). This is the online giant’s entrance into the virtual world dominated by Second Life. Here is the summary of the article: Lively gives you a 3D chat world with a very clear interface, and it makes getting into virtual worlds much easier than it is with Second Life or World of …

Just when it was getting fun…

Are we losing our enthusiasm for blogging? Just when it starts to get fun, there’s a suggestion that blogging is entering into its sunset. Rob Peters suggests that blogging may be losing ground to microblogging. He states, Blogging malaise might be due to the myriad of options now available to the traditional pleasure blogger. A yen for self-expression can be …

Blog What Interests You

As a new blogger, I find myself viewing each post with a certain degree of apprehension. In fact, as stated earlier, I have started blogging and stopped blogging many times over the years simply because I have this critical voice inside my head that can shut down my writing…especially for a blog. In Forget ‘Readership’, Blog What Interests You, Rick …

The Empire Strikes Barack

For those of you ready for a little humor in the battle between Barack and the Clintons, this is “must see TV.”    

Blogging: The Sixth Times a Charm!

Don’t tell anyone, but this is actually the fifth or sixth time I have started a blog. My first attempt was in 2003 (prior to the blog explosion). I can remember writing my insights on the Iowa Caucus buildup that happens every presidential cycle. Here it is 2008. Instead of hundreds of insightful entries there are three. What happened? A …

Blogging – Starting Again!

Starting to blog on a regular basis has been on my “To Do” list for a long time. In fact, my first attempt at blogging started during the summer of 2004. Presidential politics were on my mind, and I can remember blogging about the race between George W. Bush and John Kerry. While I consider myself a writer, finding my …