Blogging from the inner chainring

My friend and colleague, Steve Klein, is, like me, a middle-age cycling nut. He and a couple friends who rode together on a Trek Tour de France tour in 2003 (Leonard Basobas and Aaron Mimran) have teamed up again to write a blog about cycling, Triple Crankset. It’s a combination of commentary on professional cycling…

See you next week

This blog will likely be inactive during the next week while I’m on vacation — unless there’s an Internet connection where we’re staying and my blogging addiction can’t be resisted. Back in April.

Gawker’s blogroom

Nick Denton’s Gawker blogging empire has some new office space in Manhattan. As reported by New York Magazine, Denton rented a storefront on Crosby Street. Gawker HQ is set to open next week. The space, according to NYM: “A plate-glass window will let passersby view the bloggers a-blogging, there won’t be cubicles, there will be…

‘I’m majoring in blogging’

The other day I mentioned the new open-blogging initiative at the University of Colorado’s Campus Press. Since then, a bunch of folks in the CU community have begun blogging, so I suggest you take a look to get an idea of the type of content you get when you open up stuff like this to…

Comments and trackbacks live happily together

I’m using WordPress for this blog; it’s the first time I’ve used it. I’m using a theme (a.k.a., template) from Binary Moon. I didn’t plan for this — it seems to be the default — but my blog combines user comments on my items with trackbacks to other bloggers who link to or comment about…

Read this blog via e-mail

I know that not everyone wants to use RSS to keep track of new items as they’re posted to this blog. So I’ve added an e-mail option, courtesy of Feedblitz. Just look for the “Subscribe me!” button in the right column, below the Technorati links. (Enter your address first.) You’ll get a daily e-mail only…

Welcome to my solo blog

I’ve been blogging for many years, on a weblog called E-Media Tidbits, which is published by the Poynter Institute. I started Tidbits (in 2000) with co-blogger Amy Gahran to cover the new-media scene, but when I went to work for Poynter in 2001 (as senior editor), Tidbits went to Poynter, too, and we then added…