- Congrats to Google finally doing something with Jot, which they’ve renamed and repurposed as Google Sites, though the Jot.com site is still there and asking people to sign up for reminders of its relaunch. At 16 months they beat the “three years” I had in the pool. (CT)
- I had a really cool post all drafted on the problematic TV debut of quarterlife after its initial debut as an online series but then found Steve Bryant wrote the exact same thing. Not the first time that’s happened. (CT)
- Yes, let’s all be shocked that Facebook is encouraging magazine publishers to use it as a platform and not build their own social networks. (CT)
- Terry Heaton points out that the outsourcing of commenting through Favor.it does little but take away one thing some sites had to cling to when it came to attracting actual site hits. (CT)
- An interesting look at BlueShirtNation, a social network for Best Buy employees that exists outside the corporate chain of command. (CT)
Apparently we’re just hours away from the Chicago area’s 35th measurable snowfall of the season. To commemorate this record-setting event I plan to clutch my snow shovel while crying in the garage.