This is bewildering and upsetting. The Boomtown Rap has been de-indexed from Google! I’ve disappeared overnight!
Type “Boomtown Rap” into Google, and for many months, the home page has come up as the top listing. This ceased to be as from yesterday. The home page does not come up at all – and I’ve checked multiple pages deep.
External links to my blog still appear, and some (seemingly) random links to various posts, but that’s it. Continue reading Google Banishes The Boomtown Rap From The Blogosphere!
This is going to be nasty.
I’m queasy from taking Voltaren to mask back pain that’s persisted for weeks. Working my asterisk off at various projects yet making no money. Rats have eaten every one of this year’s bumper crop of backyard organic tomatoes before they ripened. And I just read that greedy fucking cheats Fosters are reducing the size of the bottles of my favourite drop, Cascade Premium, but not reducing the price.
So when I clicked on the Daily Telegraph “blog” headline slamming Guy Sebastian for slamming Australian Idol, I had my best sneer all ready, wrestling my gruesome pre-breakfast features into something that could go straight on to a horror movie poster un-Photoshopped. Continue reading Of Guy Sebastian, Australian Idol and a Muppet Named Monty
As promised, here’s a roundup of last weekend’s “PodCamp Community Unconference” from the perspective of a non-Geek.
Why “unconference”? Probably partly to emphasise the informal nature of proceedings and partly out of a slightly precious sense of perversity. This was a Web 2.0 gathering, remember. And Web 2.0 is synonymous with community, where centralisation of organisation is minimised and power is really disseminated amongst the community (eg: Wikipedia). Web 2.0 might just be the purest form of democracy ever realised in practice. Continue reading Perth PodCamp 07 – Straight From The Cerebral Hard Drive